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race and ethnicity

Should geneticists drop ‘race’ as a biological concept?

Jacqueline Howard | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. If a team of ...
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Most consumers confused by definition of ‘natural’ food label

Hilary Hanson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. There’s a good chance ...

Bill Nye’s reversal on GMOs follows tradition of great scientists changing their mind

Robert Fraley | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. "The first principle [of ...

‘Fruitless food fights won’t feed world sustainably, high-tech agriculture will’

Robert Fraley | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The basic facts concerning ...

Year in review: How did transhumanism fare in 2015?

Zoltan Istvan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A year ago, I ...

CRISPR crops could help solve hunger, climate change challenges if they avoid PR mistakes of GMOs

Joseph Erbentraut, Lila Shapiro | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As Newsweek pointed out ...

Chinese cloning company: Human clones probably already possible

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Boyalife Group, a Chinese ...

Nature or nurture: Which makes you who you are?

Macrina Cooper-White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It's an age-old debate: ...

What made Einstein’s brain so special?

Garry Rodgers | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. When Albert Einstein died ...

Genes influence what medicine is right for you

Julie A. Johnson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. You have a headache ...
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QR codes in lieu of on-package labeling for GMO foods?

Andrew Kimbrell | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The biotech industry, along ...

Does DNA really make you who you are?

Scott F. Gilbert | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The ad for Ancestry.com's ...

Activists response to diseased African bananas: Don’t embrace GMO solution

Amy Porterfield Levy, Julie Kelly | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Zen Honeycutt is the ...
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Cancer-fighting tomatoes: Second generation GMO with benefits for consumers

Lila Shapiro | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Last week, researchers in ...

Ecomodernism embraces GMOs, unites moms of different political stripes

Amy Porterfield Levy, Julie Kelly | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Can we move past the ...

No US registry of egg and sperm donor births exists

Wendy Kramer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In 1988 the Office ...
Regenerative Organic Agriculture claims to 'heal nature', 'give life deeper meaning'

Regenerative Organic Agriculture claims to ‘heal nature’, ‘give life deeper meaning’

Maria Rodale | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. My Father, Robert Rodale, ...

Direct-to-consumer genetics makes people less sure of what they know about genetics

Robert C. Green | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  After reading a comprehensive ...

Can microbes be behind some heart attacks?

Jason Tetro | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  One of the most ...

Corn: Balancing demands for food and biofuel tricky

Shenggan Fan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Corn is the main ...

Genes may be responsible for your insatiable sweet tooth

Hannah McGoldrick | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Ever find yourself fantasizing ...
race and ethnicity

Sociologists proclaim genes do not determine race, ‘misconception’ hurts society

Matthew W. Hughey | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  At the annual meeting ...

Can organic farming sustainably feed the developing world?

Melody Meyer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In 2030, the world ...

Science fiction? Hollywood weighs in on GMOs

Anna Almendrala | 
Actress and lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow recently appeared on Capitol Hill to promote GMO labeling. We applaud her willingness to get involved in the political ...

Ethnic groups fear of personal genomics could hurt disenfranchised communities

Ting Wu | 
A decade ago, biologist Ting Wu saw a need to promote education and interest in genetics among consumers, as well ...

Early life stress, gut bacteria affect later risk for anxiety and depression

Carolyn Gregoire | 
Scientists continue to find more and more evidence of the significant influence gut bacteria has on mental health. Studies have linked gut ...

Humans began farming sooner that scientists thought

Jacqueline Howard | 
When did humans first begin farming? Scientists have long thought that our prehistoric ancestors didn't start raising crops until some 12,000 ...
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Children of donors seek greater transparency from sperm banks

Wendy Kramer | 
A cultural phenomenon is growing these days in the world of gamete donation. The voices of the donor-conceived are growing ...
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