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Cheese playing increasingly ‘divisive role’ in GMO labeling debate

Levi Gadye | i09 | 
Today, it is estimated that 80—90 percent of cheese in the U.S. and UK is made using Fermentation-Produced Chymosin (FPC). The GMO-derived enzyme has ...

Computer AI system solves genetics mystery that stumped scientists

George Dvorsky | i09 | 
For years, biologists have sought to understand how the genes of planarians, a group of free-living flatworms, direct growth in ...

Early theories on evolution weren’t all spot-on

Esther Inglis-Arkell | i09 | 
Darwin's era was not the first time that people began wondering where humans come from. Throughout history the debate is ...
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‘DNA evidence’ uncovers Jack the Ripper’s identity? Maybe not

Robbie Gonzalez | i09 | 
According to a WORLD EXCLUSIVE at The Daily Mail, the mystery of Jack the Ripper's identity has been solved by ...
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Humans think of themselves as special but we’re just another animal

Annalee Newitz | i09 | 
Even though you are reading this on a sophisticated electronic device, you are an animal. That's the most radical idea ...

Modern techniques don’t change the fact that humans have genetically engineered plants and animals for centuries

Rachel Mitchell | i09 | 
Genetically modified plants and animals are often feared as "Frankenfoods," but is there really anything dangerously new about manipulation of ...
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