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Linking genes to IQ could lead to treatment for Alzheimer’s, neurodegenerative diseases

Brian Resnick | 
[Recently], researchers announced [that] they’d found 40 genes that play a role in shaping human intelligence, bringing the total number of ...
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Vaccines do not cause autism. Here’s what science says does

Julia Belluz | 
It doesn’t help that doctors have long struggled to explain what exactly causes autism if vaccines don’t — many medical ...
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Did Bill Nye err when discussing Monsanto, GMOs in new Netflix series?

Aja Romano | 
Bill Nye comes out swinging in the first season of Bill Nye Saves the World, his new Netflix series. ...
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Cancer scientists fail to replicate key study results – for good reasons

Julia Belluz | 
The general principle [of replicating studies] is that if the results repeat, then the original results were correct and reliable ...
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Did humans and Neanderthals make a love connection?

Brian Resnick | 
Neanderthal genomes recently sequenced by scientists have revealed that we humans mated with Neanderthals over thousands of years...Just about every ...
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7 ways CRISPR gene editing could transform our lives

Brad Plumer, Eliza Barclay | 
[W]e asked a variety of scientists what they think are realistically the most exciting ways that scientists might one day ...
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Guide to CRISPR gene editing revolution

Brad Plumer, Janvier Zarracina | 
In 2016 alone, researchers have shown CRISPR can do some truly astounding things, like create mushrooms that don’t brown easily ...
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Is society ready for genetically modified humans, designer babies?

Michael Bess | 
We single out the industrial revolutions of the past as major turning points in human history because they marked major ...
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Senate questions possible anti-competitive consolidation of seed and agrochemical industries

Brad Plumer | 
One of the biggest stories in agriculture right now is the jaw-dropping consolidation among companies that sell the world’s seeds, ...

Video: ‘Natural’ label is meaningless

Liz Scheltens | 
We want to buy what’s best, but there are almost too many choices. Food companies know this. So they use ...
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How will GMOs be labeled if Senate’s bill becomes law?

Brad Plumer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What does the Senate’s ...
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Embryo donation gaining popularity as affordable solution for infertility

Eliza Barclay | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Infertility now affects one ...

Oxytocin ‘love’ hormone? Scientists now doubting its supposed effects on trust

Brian Resnick | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Here's one conclusion from ...
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Video: Need more proof that evolution is real? Check out your own body

Joss Fong | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Vestigial structures are evolution's ...

What factors drive Europe’s superior tasting vegetables?

Julia Belluz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . . Why ...
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There’s a good chance your nutritional supplements are laced with deadly substances

Julia Belluz, Soo Oh | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Americans spend more than ...
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Why can’t the U.S. have clear, sensible food guidelines?

Julia Belluz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Why doesn't the United ...

Bad at planning? You might be out of touch with your future self

Susannah Locke | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Lately, scientists have come ...
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Knowing your biology may help you argue more effectively

Brian Resnick | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Evidence continues to mount ...

No, there’s no ‘human’ in your veggie dogs

Nathanael Johnson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  There was a bit ...

Why have mammograms failed to reduce breast cancer?

Julia Belluz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The whole idea behind ...
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23andMe relaunching health tests with nod from FDA

Julia Belluz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The genetic testing company 23andMe has ...
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Can Dr. Oz rehabilitate image as haven for pseudoscience?

Julia Belluz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The Federal Trade Commission had ...
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Global Food Series: How much do households from around the world spend on food?

In an absolute sense, the United States spends more per household on food consumed at home ($2,390 per year) than, ...
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Have humans manipulated ‘natural’ foods before modern GMOs? Look at a Renaissance painting

Phil Edwards | 
Over time, we've bred watermelons to have the bright red color we recognize today. That fleshy interior is actually the ...
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Latest blow for Oz: Oprah dumps his radio show, replaces him with Sanjay Gupta

Julia Belluz | 
The Dr. Oz media empire just took a blow from the woman who helped make him famous: Oprah Winfrey. According ...

Oz bungled attempt to shift focus to his critics

Julia Belluz, Steven Hoffman | 
Dr. Oz is finally responding to his critics. But rather than address their complaints head on, he mostly wants to ...

More trouble in Oz: Wikileaks reveal beleaguered doc promotes products based on ‘business synergy’

Julia Belluz | 
Last week, WikiLeaks released a series of emails sent between Dr. Oz, his staff, and executives at Sony (one of ...