Articles written specifically for the GLP or the articles that are reposted from other sources (sometimes in modified form) with permission list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. Excerpted articles list the original media outlet as the source. Excerpts are posted under guidelines for Fair Use and Creative Commons for educational nonprofits (501c3). The GLP’s Fair Use policy for posting excerpts and using images is explained here.
Sonoma VIP Wine tour

Sonoma County votes to ban GMO crops

Filipa Ioannou | 
Opponents of genetically modified crops won big in Sonoma County [Nov. 8] when voters approved a ban on GMOs, or genetically ...
mosquito swarm Wilmington Myrtle Beach

Climate change will likely impact spread of Zika and other deadly diseases

Chelsea Harvey | 
Many scientists agree that climate change will likely influence the spread of infectious diseases, from mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika to ...

23andMe CEO discusses future of direct-to-consumer genetic testing company

Stephanie Lee | 
Six months ago, the Food and Drug Administration ordered 23andMe, the Google-backed genetic-testing startup, to stop selling saliva kits designed ...

Google’s biotech company Calico poaches prominent SF geneticist

Stephanie M. Lee | 
Google's mysterious health venture dedicated to extending human life has quietly lured a prominent scientist away from UCSF, The Chronicle ...

Teamwork and genetics uncover extremely rare diseases and patients who share them

Erin Allday | 
In February 2013, Stanford geneticist Gregory Enns called the Wilsey family with news: He was "99 percent sure" that doctors ...
dna image

Court of Appeals to consider California DNA collection law

Paul Elias | 
A specially convened panel of 11 federal appeals court judges met this week to consider the constitutionality of California's controversial law ...

Commercial personal genetic tests: Buyer beware

Steve Heilig | 
Sixty years ago James Watson, Francis Crick and colleagues ushered in the modern science of genetics. Ever since, people have ...

Consumers trust food biotech, industry survey says

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) 2012 "Consumer Perceptions of Food Technology & Sustainability" survey shows that Americans remain highly ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

Optional. Mail on special occasions.