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Viewpoint: Why farm to table organic food campaigns are ‘bunk’

Christian Schneider | 
[T]here is big money in making consumers feel ecologically pure and big money to be lost if a certain brand ...
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Consumer genetic tests promise rich rewards, but can yield ‘awkward surprises’

Edward Baig | 
DNA testing is all about unlocking secrets. But sometimes surrendering your saliva may also mean surrendering a bit of privacy ...
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Organic industry-funded study finds trace levels of antibiotics, pesticides in conventional milk

Rebekah Tuchscherer | 
Results from a recent study examining what’s in organic versus conventional milk show that the majority of samples of conventional, non-organic ...
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400,000-year-old teeth suggest Neanderthals and humans split much earlier than thought

Doyle Rice | 
Our distant cousins just got a little more distant. A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives, the Neanderthals, ...
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EPA reaffirms glyphosate weed killer safe, calls IARC cancer designation an ‘outlier’ inconsistent with multiple assessments

Donnelle Eller | 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on [April 30] reaffirmed its finding that glyphosate, the world's most popular herbicide, is not ...
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‘Only child’ no more: DNA test reveals woman has at least 29 brothers and sisters

Brett Molina | 
For Shauna Harrison, her journey from only child to a sister with 29 siblings started with a revisit to her 23andme ...

California towns fear arrival of citrus greening disease now threatening Florida’s orange industry

Tyler Hersko | 
It may be only a matter of time until a deadly and incurable citrus disease sweeps through Ventura County’s agricultural ...
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US Senator Todd Young eager to sample just-approved sustainable AquaBounty GMO fish

Seth Slabaugh | 
After touring a land-based fish farm that is preparing to raise genetically engineered salmon, U.S. Senator Todd Young is ready ...

Activist group finds drinking 140 glasses of wine a day could expose alcoholics to potentially harmful levels of the herbicide glyphosate

Zlati Meyer | 
A new report by the public-interest advocacy group U.S. PIRG reveals that tests of five wines and 15 beers....found traces of the controversial ...
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AI should make our lives better by 2030, though there are ‘problems to worry about’, Pew study suggests

Edward C. Baig | 
The year is 2030, and artificial intelligence has changed practically everything. Is it a change for the better or has ...
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Are pro-GMO scientists corrupted by money?

Carol Reese | 
Do you watch “crime shows? It’s intrinsically satisfying to see the facts proven and the truth revealed. Phrases such as ...

Google hopes to fix the racial bias problem in artificial intelligence through tech summer camps

Ashley Wong | 
Oakland-based nonprofit AI4All [will] expand its outreach to young underrepresented minorities and women with a $1 million grant from, the technology ...
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DNA tests could reunite migrant families. But is there a reason for concern?

Alan Gomez, Elizabeth Weise, Ryan Suppe | 
The U.S. government's plan to reunify immigrant children with their parents via DNA testing is an unusual but not unprecedented ...

Bad weather, habitat destruction and pesticides are main threats to monarch butterflies

Doyle Rice | 
The number of monarch butterflies that overwintered in forests in Mexico fell for a second straight year, experts say. Monday's ...
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Viewpoint: Green groups reject agricultural technology in embrace of ‘utopian fantasies’

Ted Nordhaus | 
[Editor’s note: Ted Nordhaus is the co-founder and executive director of the Breakthrough Institute and a co-author of the Ecomodernist ...
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‘Designer babies’ just around the corner? More scare than science

Alex Berezow, Ben Locwin | 
As CRISPR technology advances, old fears about 'designer babies' resurface. But we are a long way from being able to ...

Some farmers, activist critics concerned agri-business mergers could increase costs, reduce biodiversity

Bartholomew Sullivan | 
Three mega-mergers of agricultural chemical and seed companies are reshaping global food production and prompting fears of higher costs for ...
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10 ‘fake news’ unscientific buzzwords and health fads

Alex Berezow | 
[Editor's note: Alex Berezow is Senior Fellow of Biomedical Science at the American Council on Science and Health. He holds ...
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Video: Organic food is a great business but a bad environmental investment

Bjørn Lomborg | 
[Editor's note: Bjorn Lomborg is director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School.] There are no health benefits ...
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After months without a secretary of agriculture, former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue confirmed to post

Bartholomew Sullivan | 
After months without a secretary of agriculture, the Senate voted Monday evening [April 24, 2017] to confirm former Georgia Gov ...

Gene mapping may raise false hopes, some scientists worry

Karen Weintraub | 
Harvard geneticist George Church is convinced everyone should have his or her genomes sequenced. Such tests would reveal the rare ...
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Organic farming can never feed the world

Bjørn Lomborg | 
Organic food has become the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. food industry. . . . Buying it makes us feel like we’re ...

Stem cell debate at the center of hockey legend Gordie Howe’s last years

Brent Schrotenboer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Internationally known as “Mr ...
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Gene database promises greater accuracy to breast cancer risk assessment

Susan Miller | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Doctors can now give ...

USA Today editorial: GMO labels scare consumers

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Mandatory [GMO] labeling — set ...
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‘FDA approval of genetically engineered salmon is win for environment’

Michael Shellenberger | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. After 20 years of ...

Liberia’s fight with ebola not over yet, cause of resurgence still a mystery

Gregg Zoroya, Samwar Fallah | 
Six cases of Ebola have surfaced in Liberia in the two months since the nation was declared free of the ...

Dolezal delusion: Scientists challenge claim there’s no biological basis to racial differences

Alex Berezow, Razib Khan | 
The saga of Rachel Dolezal, who recently resigned as president of the Spokane, Wash., chapter of the NAACP after it ...