Why the ‘Hong Kong’ flu is wreaking so much havoc

Why the ‘Hong Kong’ flu is wreaking so much havoc

In 1968, scientists discovered a new strain of flu circulating around Hong Kong. The virus, though, didn't stay put. It ...
Video: How insect-resistant Bt GMO eggplant rescued Bangladesh's staple crop

Video: How insect-resistant Bt GMO eggplant rescued Bangladesh’s staple crop

[Editor’s note: Pamela Ronald is plant pathologist and geneticist. She is a professor in the Genome Center and the Department ...

Genetic analysis reveals first settlers of remote Oceania islands Vanuatu and Tonga were Asian

A new study of ancient DNA could upend our understanding of the seafaring people who travelled vast distances to make ...
Dan Rather calls out Democrats, press for misrepresenting science, GMOs

Dan Rather calls out Democrats, press for misrepresenting science, GMOs

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. I know some Democrats think "anti-science" ...

Viking men didn’t travel alone: Norsewomen helped colonize new lands, too

Vikings may have been family men who traveled with their wives to new lands, according to a new study of ...

Video: Mashable website tackles 4 common myths about GMOs

The popular website Mashable has a crisp video presentation on 4 Myths About GMOs. The four they tackle: Myth 1: ...