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Coronavirus test uncertainty: False negatives could be as high as 30 percent

Christopher Weaver | 
Health experts say they now believe nearly one in three patients who are infected are nevertheless getting a negative test ...
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Can herd immunity—and coronavirus-immunity registries—help us restart the economy?

Bill Cassidy, Christopher Mores | 
Coronavirus spreads rapidly. One person typically infects two or three other people, who then infect two or three others and ...

Viewpoint: Coronavirus testing, treatment key to ending national lockdowns

Scott Gottlieb | 
First, the bad news: America’s coronavirus epidemic is only beginning, and the suffering will become more searing over the next ...
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Bayer, 6 plaintiffs firms agree on draft settlement terms in Roundup-cancer litigation, but thousands of cases could still go to trial

Jacob Bunge, Laura Kusisto | 
Bayer has agreed on draft settlement terms with half a dozen law firms representing tens of thousands of plaintiffs alleging ...
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Impossible Foods cuts prices 15% as new competitors enter plant-based meat market

Heather Haddon, Jacob Bunge | 
Makers of plant-based meat alternatives are cutting prices, as startups compete with food-industry giants for slices of the rapidly growing ...

Viewpoint: ‘Anti-insecticide crusade’ threatens food security of 20 million people as locusts swarm across East Africa

Richard Tren | 
A plague of locusts has hit Africa. Massive swarms are devouring crops and other vegetation in their path, imperiling millions ...

When a consumer genetics test pushes your ‘right to know’ against someone else’s ‘right to privacy’

Amy Dockser Marcus | 
Stephen Wald took a home DNA test in 2018, hoping to explore his family ancestry with his two young children ...
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Bayer and BASF hit with $265 million verdict for damages jury concludes were caused by dicamba weedkiller

Jacob Bunge | 
A jury ruled against Bayer and BASF SE in a crop-damage case, awarding $265 million to a Missouri peach farmer ...

Bayer faces ‘almost impossible’ task of ending glyphosate-cancer litigation while its Roundup herbicide remains in stores

Jacob Bunge, Laura Kusisto, Ruth Bender | 
Bayer faces an extraordinary challenge as it tries to settle tens of thousands of claims that its Roundup weedkiller causes ...

With Enlist, biotech firm Corteva aims to displace Roundup as top-selling herbicide as Bayer fights glyphosate litigation

Jacob Bunge | 
Before it was targeted by tens of thousands of plaintiffs in lawsuits, Roundup was the king of the field—the world’s ...

BRCA nightmare: Genetic testing analysis changes—after preventive surgery

Amy Marcus | 
When she was in her early 30s, Katy Mathes decided to check her cancer risk. A genetic test showed a ...
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Would price controls hamper research on gene therapy and other innovative treatments?

Scott Gottlieb | 
Over the next decade, it is a near certainty that we will have gene-therapy cures for deadly inherited disorders such ...

Viewpoint: Experimental gene therapy saved my sons’ eyesight

Kristin Papiro | 
Not long after we brought my newborn son, Anthony, home from the hospital, we noticed his eyes kept darting to ...
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US meat industry goes to ‘war’ against Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat

Heather Haddon, Jacob Bunge | 
On a rainy September morning, a pair of cattle ranchers browsed the refrigerated meat cases at a Walmart Inc. store ...

Staving off dementia through lifestyle changes, including exercise, weight loss

Anne Tergesen | 
When it comes to battling dementia, the unfortunate news is this: Medications have proven ineffective at curing or stopping the ...
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Viewpoint: Beef industry campaign against calling plant-based burgers ‘meat’ assaults consumer choice

Jan Dutkiewicz | 
Ranchers and their political allies want to brand plant-based foods like the Impossible Burger as inferior imitations, but consumers shouldn’t ...
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Marketing stunt? Some restaurants sell Impossible, Beyond Burgers without telling customers they’re meat free

Heather Haddon, Sarah Needleman | 
How do you get die-hard meat eaters to try a plant-based burger? You trick them. The rise of meatless meat ...
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CRISPR pigs can survive deadly disease, but regulatory uncertainty slows development

Jacob Bunge | 
Cutting-edge gene-editing techniques such as Crispr-Cas9 will enable scientists to make precise genetic changes to pig physiology, they say, leading ...
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Viewpoint: Sen. Lisa Murkowski farm bill rider could keep GMO salmon off the market

Republicans claim to believe in free markets, at least until competition meets hometown interests. For a case study, witness Senator ...
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Podcast: A brief history of CRISPR gene-editing—and how it could change our food supply

Vegetables engineered with the gene-editing technology Crispr are moving closer to supermarket shelves. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided ...
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GMO crops and insects help stem overfishing, protect vulnerable marine ecosystems

Jon Emont | 
For the first time in history, humans are poised to harvest more fish and seafood from farms than they catch ...

Gender nonconforming Americans can now choose neither male nor female on their licenses in many states

Janet Adamy | 
A growing number of states and companies are allowing people to designate their gender as “X” instead of male or ...

Long-term antidepressant use linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death

Andrea Petersen | 
More Americans are taking antidepressant medications like Prozac and Zoloft for extended periods of time: One-quarter of people on the ...
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FamilyTreeDNA shares customers’ genetic data with FBI. Founder calls it ‘the right decision’

Amy Marcus | 
Millions of consumers use genetic data to gain insight into family roots or learn about health risks. The boom has ...

Anger, aches and pains: Anxiety manifests differently in men

Andrea Peterson | 
Anxiety problems can look different in men. When people think of anxiety, they may picture the excessive worry and avoidance ...

This indoor farmer wants to turn rural Kentucky into America’s ‘high-tech agriculture capital’

Leigh Kamping-Carder | 
Jonathan Webb’s farm doesn’t look like much: tawny soil stretching to a line of trees, a trailer with a few ...

Food fight: Plant-based burgers stir debate over claims of nutritional advantages versus beef

Heather Haddon, Jacob Bune | 
Plant-based burger makers say their products are better for the planet than beef. Whether they are better for consumers’ health ...
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GMO mosquitoes could save millions from malaria but ‘progressive agroecologists’ mobilize against Gates-funded project

Richard Tren | 
A child under 5 dies from malaria about every two minutes world-wide. Yet radical environmentalists are mobilizing against an important ...