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Why Whole Foods dropped Chobani yogurt? It’s about corporate profits, not GMOs

Lydia DePillis | 
Why did the grocery giant Whole Foods drop Chobani Greek-style yogurt? The reason suggested by the Wall Street Journal: Whole Foods wants to ...

Review: Craig Venter’s Life at the Speed of Light

Emily Anthes | 
In May 2010, a team of scientists announced that they had created synthetic life. The researchers had used four bottles ...

Anti-GMO vs. pro-GMO: Can they agree on anything?

Tamar Haspel | 
(Summary) Tamar Haspel of the Washington Post spoke to several organizations that had a wide variety of opinions about genetically modified food--from ...

Your genes influence your political views. So what?

Larry Bartels | 
A small but active cottage industry has sprung up to explore the genetic bases of political attitudes and behavior. Studies of ...

Washington Post editorial: Genetically modified crops should be part of Africa’s food future

(Summary) "Genetic engineering is not a magic bullet for Africa, but it can help battle pests and diseases, improve nutrition ...
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Anti-GMO groups target food retailers in fight against GM salmon

Brady Dennis | 
Activists against GM salmon are hoping that if they advise enough of their fellow consumers against the product, national grocery ...
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New Washington Post food columnist addresses GMOs, challenges health fears

Tamar Haspel | 
The debut article for the new Washington Post food column "Unearthed," this narrative begins a critical yet seemingly objective, fact-based ...

Tanzania becomes a battleground in fight over genetically modified crops

Sharon Schmickle | 
When the bell rang at midday, students fetched tin bowls and lined up under trees in the schoolyard for scoops ...

New prenatal tests provide more information, but link to problems isn’t clear

Lea Winerman | 
Midway through her pregnancy four years ago, Denise Bratina got some scary news. Doctors told Bratina, then 37, that amniocentesis ...

Race matters for stem cell transplants

Arthur Allen | 
If you become ill with a blood cancer or other disease that requires a stem cell transplant, here’s an uncomfortable ...

You can’t patent human genes. So why are genetic testing companies getting sued?

Timothy B. Lee | 
Critics of human gene patents rejoiced last month when the nation’s highest court ruled that human genes can’t be patented. A company ...

Scientists look to revive the long-extinct passenger pigeon

Jackson Landers | 
Plans are afoot to bring back the extinct passenger pigeon via a weird-science process called de-extinction. The work is being spearheaded by ...

DNA match leads to arrest in 1982 death case

Aaron Davis | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  Stefanie Sue Watson disappeared almost 31 years ago on what was supposed to be ...
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DNA tests estimate that Prince William is 0.3 to 0.8 percent Indian

Max Fisher | 
Researchers have found that Prince William, heir to the throne, likely carries a small amount of Indian DNA ...

The International Olympic Committee and the search for gene-doping test

The following is an edited excerpt. Anti-doping experts reported progress on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in the search for a ...

After the Supreme Court’s DNA decision, what’s the future of criminal justice?

Max Ehrenfreund | 
The following is an edited excerpt. “Law enforcement agencies routinely have used scientific advancements in their standard procedures for the identification ...
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Monsanto sued over GM wheat, other suits likely to follow

Alan Bjerga, Andrew Harris | 
Monsanto was sued in federal court in Wichita by a Kansas farmer who accused it of negligently releasing genetically altered ...

GE foods have to take two steps to gain approval in Europe

Julia Moore | 
The following is an edited excerpt. The Frankenfood brawl has never been about science and safety but trust and choice, ...

At trade talks, U.S., E.U. ready for fight on genetically modified crops

Michael Birnbaum | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Many Europeans see American farming and its reliance on genetically modified crops as more ...

Can a genetically modified potato fight off blight?

Adrian Higgins | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Ewen Mullins is the face of modern Ireland: Young, cosmopolitan, highly educated, he is ...

Organic baby food: More expensive, but may not be more nutritious

Rachel Saslow | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Parents go organic for a variety of reasons, including environmental concerns and a desire ...

Why Whole Foods decided to label genetically modified foods

Brady Dennis | 
The following is an edited excerpt. This month, Whole Foods became the first retailer in the country to announce that ...

Ireland: GM potato resists blight, not mistrust

Adrian Higgins | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Ewen Mullins is a plant scientist whose work on a genetically modified potato inherently ...

Preserving genetic privacy: A DNA test for the Constitution

The following is an excerpt. Science has broken the code of human composition and can read the genetic “fingerprint” unique to ...

DNA may help scientists find dark matter

That wonder molecule of life on Earth, DNA, is now being enlisted in the search for an exotic species zooming ...

Organic farming may be less energy intensive

Brian Palmer | 
The Rodale Institute , which promotes organic farming, has been investigating this question for more than 30 years. It grows ...

Genetically modified pet fish worries Florida environmentalists

Adrianne Appel | 
Since Yorktown Technologies first sold its genetically modified pet — the GloFish — in 2003, the fluorescent fish, an altered ...

Farmers turn to engineered corn to adapt to drought. But will it be enough?

Brad Plumer | 
Out in western Kansas, the corn looks unsalvageable. The landscape is rife with curled brown leaves, an unmistakable sign of ...