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Reaching herd immunity without a vaccine ‘very unlikely’, suggests Wuhan antibody study

Brian Dunleavy | 
Fewer than 4% of adults in Wuhan, China, tested positive for antibodies against COVID-19, putting the possibility of countries developing ...
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Cotton industry prepares to commercialize FDA-approved GMO seeds to help ‘feed 500 million people’

The cotton industry hopes to launch a new market for a genetically modified cotton plant whose seeds are edible for ...
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Do farmers really need neonic insecticides? Study sparks debate over pesticides’ future

Jessie Higgins | 
New research has found a widely used and increasingly controversial insecticide has “negligible” benefits for commercially grown soybeans. Pesticide makers ...
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273 Colombian farmers sue government spraying glyphosate to destroy coca plants used to make cocaine

Renzo Pipoli | 
The Colombian government faces 273 lawsuits stemming from damages to crops, land and water caused by the spraying the herbicide ...

Jewish roots of India’s Bene Israel community confirmed through DNA

Brooks Hays | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Bene Israel is a ...

Autism genes linked to gastrointestinal problems

Stephen Feller | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Gastrointestinal problems in autistic ...

No trace of Neanderthal DNA on modern Y chromosome

Brooks Hays | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The human genome features ...

Blindness causing gene corrected by CRISPR in stem cells

Stephen Feller | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers used CRISPR to ...

Pigeon color genes could teach us about human skin pigments

Mutations in key genes determine feather color in domestic pigeons, and the same genes control pigmentation of human skin, U.S ...

GM plants could yield same amount of omega-3s as fish

British researchers say they've been able to genetically modify a biofuel crop to produce components of fish oils beneficial for ...

DNA studies show humans impact sea turtle genetic diversity

DNA studies of endangered sea turtles point to loss of genetic diversity caused by recent human exploitation, Australian scientists say ...

Genetic testing to be easier under Obamacare

Veronica Linares | 
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began Tuesday and in the legislation's all-inclusive policy programs are a variety of preventative services ...
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