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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 ...

Organic Consumers Association berates media for attacking Chipotle’s GMO free move

Ronnie Cummins | 
Since when do the mainstream news media, in a country that worships at the altar of capitalism and the free ...

USA Today editorial: Doubting safety of GMOs is a “kooky notion”

Americans love conspiracy theories: The 1969 moon landing actually occurred on a Hollywood set. Fluoride in drinking water was a ...
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Jolie effect? Will breast cancer mutation carriers follow Angela’s lead in opting for life altering surgeries?

Sometimes celebrities share too much in public; sometimes celeb sharing can help save lives. Angelina Jolie, an otherwise fairly discreet ...

US ‘Wild West’ of fertility industry

Michael Ollove | 
The Utah Legislature has taken a step into territory where state lawmakers rarely tread. It passed a law giving children conceived ...
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CDC faced a nearly impossible balancing act with Ebola, and failed

Alex Berezow | 
In an attempt to claim public concerns from turning into mass hysteria, the CDC made some major blunders--some medical and ...

Geography trumps genes in determining lifespan

Karen Weintraub | 
Living in the Southeast is bad for your health. There is a huge range in the death rates across American ...

Fried food packs a greater caloric punch for some, based on genetics

Kim Painter | 
A diet full of fried foods isn't good for anyone, but it may result in more weight gain for people ...

Celebrity “meat” launches bioethics discussion

Jolie Lee | 
Bite Labs wants to grow meats from celebrity tissue to make into artisanal salami. The company wants to "prompt widespread ...

Geneticists unraveling why autism strikes boys more than girls

Karen Weintraub | 
It has long been clear that autism strikes boys more often than girls. But when girls do get the condition, ...

Bad things can happen when food companies listen to anti-GMO activists instead of consumers

Julie Gunlock | 
In removing genetically modified ingredients from Cheerios, General Mills joins the growing number of companies that are bending, not to ...

Pentagon speeding toward rapid DNA technology

Kendall Breitman, Ray Locker | 
Researchers are closing in on the final steps of a new system to analyze human DNA in 90 minutes instead ...

23andMe’s rush to market irresponsible

Katherine Chretien | 
Pretty soon, you'll be able to swab your nose or mouth at home and be able to find out whether ...

FDA should regulate home genetic tests, just like pregnancy tests

Editorial Board | 
Opening the door to genetic testing and its potential health benefits to anyone with $99 and the desire to spit ...

23andMe debacle: Government wants to protect you from your own genome

Andrew Grossman, David Rivkin | 
Did you know that you cannot be trusted with knowledge of your own genetic background? That's what the Food and ...

Test-tube baby boom: 5 million births and climbing

Kim Painter | 
The world's population of so-called test-tube babies is booming, with half of the estimated 5 million children born through assisted ...

Researchers find gene for underarm odor

Dan Vergano | 
The following is an excerpt. Ah, the sweet smell of science: An English study published Monday confirms a link between ...

World Food Prize goes for work on biotech crops

Christopher Doering | 
The following is an edited excerpt. As governments, food aid organizations and other groups are thinking big in their efforts ...
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Stem cell therapy deserves a dose of skepticism

Alex Berezow | 
Stem cells are at risk of becoming "the new snake oil peddled by 21st century charlatans" without better regulation and ...

Gene linked to higher Alzheimer’s risk in blacks

Janice Llyod | 
The following is an excerpt. A new gene mutation has been identified that nearly doubles African Americans' risk for getting ...

Burger King finds horse DNA at Irish plant

Kim Hjelmgaard | 
The following is an excerpt. LONDON – Burger King has found traces of horse DNA at a plant that supplied ...

Three-parent fertility method could remove gene defects

Dan Vergano | 
Biologists in Oregon report they've produced early-stage human embryos with genes from three parents, a new method that some day ...

Researchers say Parkinson’s cure may lie in the human nose – USA Today

Laura Ungar | 
University of Louisville researchers hoping to find a cure for Parkinson's disease have discovered an unlikely potential treatment — stem ...

Living with Huntington’s disease

Janice Lloyd | 
Children have a 50-50 chance of inheriting the rare disease from their parents. Kristen Powers told USA TODAY in April ...