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On genetically engineered food, let the market decide

The following is an edited excerpt. The movement to force the labeling of genetically engineered food is gaining momentum.  Federal ...

Bill would regulate ‘biosimilar’ drugs

Marc Lifsher | 
The following is an excerpt of a longer story. SACRAMENTO — Two of the nation's largest biotech companies — Amgen Inc. of ...

Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers

Eryn Brown | 
This is an edited excerpt. Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us ...

Who should own DNA? All of us

Karuna Jaggar, Marcy Darnovsky | 
The following is an excerpt. [The] case coming before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday challenging two patents is a different animal, ...

Turtle can freeze solid and survive, and we have those same genes

Deborah Netburn | 
The following is an excerpt. Look beyond the western painted turtle's colorful stripes and you’ll find an animal that seems ...

Tumor DNA studies help explain cancer genetics

Eryn Brown | 
The following is an excerpt. As it has become more efficient and less expensive to analyze the DNA in normal ...

Genetic modification strains old food and drug laws

Rosie Mestel | 
The following is an excerpt. When is a fish not a fish but a drug? When government regulators take old ...

Cold-case prosecutors seek DNA from dead California inmates

Jack Leonard | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Opening a new frontier for solving cold cases, California prosecutors are hunting for DNA ...
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GM foods strain old FDA and USDA laws

Rosie Mestel | 
When is a fish not a fish but a drug? When government regulators take old laws and twist themselves into ...

You wanted GMO food labels? The marketplace is listening

Karin Klein | 
The following is an edited excerpt. It’s a victory for the consumers who worry about genetically engineered foods that Whole ...

Whole Foods to label all genetically modified products by 2018

Tiffany Hsu | 
The following is an excerpt. Whole Foods Market, the supermarket chain known for its organic inventory, said Friday that it ...

Genetically modified foods: Who has to tell?

Rosie Mestel | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Consumers who believe they have a right to know whether their food contains genetically ...

Controversial bird flu research to resume

Eryn Brown | 
The following is an excerpt. Bird flu researchers said Wednesday that they would end a self-imposed moratorium on controversial experiments ...

DNA study sheds light on aboriginal Australians’ heritage

Rosie Mestel | 
The following is an excerpt. When modern humans left Africa as far back as 70,000 years ago, they dispersed across ...

Geneticist on DNA privacy: Make it so people don’t care

Eryn Brown | 
The following is an excerpt. Worried that your genetic information could be revealed?  You should be, says Harvard geneticist George ...

Genetic testing helps to preserve Samaritan way of life

Edmund Sanders | 
Samaritans, who trace their roots back about 2,700 years, are best known for clinging to strict biblical traditions that have ...

How to build a better tomato using genetics

Ann Powell | 
Since plants were first grown for food, farmers, and more recently plant breeders, have selected their best plants, saved the ...

Scientists plan to engineer gluten-free wheat

Rosie Mestel | 
People with serious gluten allergies such as celiac disease now have only one tried-and-true option: swear off all foods containing ...
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“Natural” food label means almost nothing

GoodFood WorldNaturally, food labeling issue lives onMonterey County HeraldThe campaign against genetically engineered foods didn't disappear with California's defeat of ...

Cheap embryos and the ‘commodification of children’

Alan Zarembo | 
Dr. Ernest Zeringue sharply cuts [IVF] costs by creating a single batch of embryos from one egg donor and one sperm ...

Brazil marshalls GM mosquitoes to battle deadly dengue fever

Vincent Bevins | 
The small, sun-scorched neighborhood of Itaberaba in this city in Bahia state is the leading testing ground for a controversial ...
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California Shakedown: Prop 37 could open floodgates to consumer suits

Robert Greene | 
Under Prop 37, any Californian would be able to sue any seller or manufacturer of a product that contained even ...

Proposition 37 losing in late poll

Marc Lifsher | 
SACRAMENTO -- Backing for Proposition 37, the genetically engineered food labeling initiative, is falling, fast. A new poll by the ...
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Scientists confirm safety and benefits of genetically modified crops

Rosie Mestel | 
There is widespread agreement among scientists that genetically modified plants are not only safe, but also better for the environment ...

Why this health-conscious foodie won’t vote for Prop. 37

Alexandra Le Tellier | 
I thought I’d be first in line to vote yes on Proposition 37, which would require labels on (most) food ...

Science group opposes labeling of genetically modified foods

Monte Morin | 
As California and other states consider ballot initiatives that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, the American Assn ...
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New gene therapy method replaces mitochondrial DNA, study says

Karen Kaplan | 
Scientists have demonstrated a new type of gene therapy that would – in principle – allow mothers to avoid saddling ...

Prop. 37 is in dead heat

Marc Lifsher | 
Once riding high, Proposition 37, the statewide ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods, has seen its voter support plummet ...