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USDA set to release final ‘bioengineered’ food labeling rule

Emily Moon | 
After a contentious two-year comment period .... a rule requiring companies to label genetically modified foods is being finalized [the week ...
FDA plan to regulate a gene-edited animal as a 'drug' will 'choke' research, experts say

FDA plan to regulate a gene-edited animal as a ‘drug’ will ‘choke’ research, experts say

Emily Moon | 
Despite the Trump administration's calls to increase innovation in biotechnology in a new draft proposal, experts say the classification of genetic editing ...
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With gene drives, we could delete’ an entire invasive species. Should we?

Rowan Jacobsen | 
In a windowless London basement, behind three sets of locked steel doors and a wall of glass, thousands of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes cling ...
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The Wizard and the Prophet: Norman Borlaug vs William Vogt on science, environmentalism and human progress

Kate Wheeling, Charles Mann | 
Feeding the ever-growing number of people on the planet is hard enough, without having to adapt to a rapidly changing climate at ...
Viewpoint: Ethical arguments against gene-edited embryos will crumble as technology advances

Viewpoint: Ethical arguments against gene-edited embryos will crumble as technology advances

Michael White | 
[Editor's note: Michael White is a genetics professor at Washington University in St. Louis.] [S]cientists have developed an easy way to ...
Viewpoint: Inequality rooted in social conditions not biology

Viewpoint: Inequality rooted in social conditions not biology

Michael White | 
[Editor's note: Michael White is a professor of genetics at Washington University in St. Louis.] America, we've had a long ...
Monsanto, corporations accused of 'buying scientists' to place fake news in academic journals

Monsanto, corporations accused of ‘buying scientists’ to place fake news in academic journals

Paul Thacker | 
[Editor's note: Paul Thacker is a consultant to nonprofits critical of GM technology. He is well known for his personal attacks on ...
Europeans left disastrous DNA mark on indigenous Americans

Europeans left disastrous DNA mark on indigenous Americans

Nathan Collins | 
Of the many devastations Europeans wreaked upon the indigenous people of the “New World,” disease left perhaps the worst impact...But ...
Precision and personalized medicine will fail if lack of racial diversity in genetic studies persists

Precision and personalized medicine will fail if lack of racial diversity in genetic studies persists

Michael White | 
The next big thing in medicine is supposed to be precision medicine ...[But we] have a big problem: Our genetic studies ...

GMOs can address animal welfare, environmental, ethical challenges

Michael White | 
[H]orns are dangerous, to both farmers and other cows. And so, for safety, millions of calves are de-horned each year, using a ...
Impossible Food's plant-based beefy hamburgers edge closer to market

Impossible Food’s plant-based beefy hamburgers edge closer to market

Rowan Jacobsen | 
[T]he more attention consumers paid to the realities of feedlot farming, the more they wanted out. But organic, grass-fed, and ...

Why has agricultural reform dropped off the Democratic agenda?

James McWilliams | 
Why did the issue of agricultural reform slide off the national stage . . .? The ultimate answer . ...

Slavery, discrimination profoundly impacted DNA of African-Americans

Michael White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Understanding the connection between ...

Genetic modification of salmon ‘nothing to fear’

Matt Whittaker | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The public tends to ...

Is the human gene pool in danger?

Michael White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Should we worry about ...
Anti-GMO sentiment softening?

Anti-GMO sentiment softening?

James McWilliams | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The well-publicized push to ...

Electronic health records expanding research in medicine, human evolution

Michael White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Recently, scientists published yet ...
Will the Zika crisis, genetically engineered mosquitos change minds about GMOs?

Will the Zika crisis, genetically engineered mosquitos change minds about GMOs?

Francie Diep | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It's official: The World ...
'Anti-science' skepticism: Why we need to retire term

‘Anti-science’ skepticism: Why we need to retire term

James McWilliams | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. To understand this “anti-science” ...

How much of a mutant are you?

Michael White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Though we should certainly ...
Chipotle cautious with GMOs but appears cavalier about food safety measures

Chipotle cautious with GMOs but appears cavalier about food safety measures

James McWilliams | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Following its most recent E. coli outbreak, Chipotle ...
Genetically modified microbes can be made into tiny drug factories

Genetically modified microbes can be made into tiny drug factories

Michael White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In a paper out ...

Genetically modifying crops to improve photosynthesis could boost yields

Michael White | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Unless we increase the ...
Diet must change to put end to factory farming

Diet must change to put end to factory farming

James McWilliams | 
From the look of things, you’d be correct in thinking that a revolution in food production was underway. Calls for ...

Why ‘GMO-free’ and ‘antibiotic-free’ are worlds apart

Francie Diep | 
Poultry giant Foster Farms announced it would cut back on the antibiotics it feeds to its chickens. This follows similar promises from Tyson ...
What's behind knee jerk concerns about glyphosate, GMOs?

What’s behind knee jerk concerns about glyphosate, GMOs?

James McWilliams | 
The world’s most commonly sprayed herbicide—glyphosate—is currently trapped in a familiar media cycle. The cycle goes something like this: 1) ...

Is there still hope for coral reefs damaged by human activity?

Kate Wheeling | 
Humans bear much of the responsibility for the steady decimation of coral reefs. The marine ecosystems have been overfished, dissolved ...

Anti-corporatism envelops local food movement

James McWilliams | 
If your idea of a locavore is a slow-foodie-body-inscribed-lefty type who’s disdainful of big corporations and ready to Occupy, you ...