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Do you have food allergies? Manipulating the gut microbiome might treat them

As a child, Cathryn Nagler broke out in hives when she ate eggs. She reacted to penicillin. Working in labs ...
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Podcast: Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue interviews GLP’s Jon Entine on feeding the world sustainably through biotech innovation and challenging the ‘myth of organics’

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue wants to welcome you to his very own podcast – “The Sonnyside of the Farm.” ...
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Chile poised to tackle food shortages and climate change with ‘Golden Apple’ and other CRISPR-edited crops

Chile’s intense political unrest exacerbated by months of COVID-19 quarantine has temporarily overshadowed a relentless environmental, farming crisis: an intense ...
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Podcast: Activism’s dark side—Earth Liberation Front bombs ‘GMO’ tree lab, destroys endangered plants instead

Law enforcement agencies keep a watchful eye on environmental groups that have engaged in eco-terrorism, notably Greenpeace and PETA, and ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Health impact of chemicals doubled in last 5 years’? Gullible media misreporting flawed studies mislead the public

“Plastics and pesticides: Health impacts of synthetic chemicals in US products doubled in last 5 years, study finds," a July ...
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Viewpoint: Glyphosate-tainted hummus? Environmental Working Group’s latest pesticide scare short on facts

In the wake of a highly publicized legal settlement between Bayer, owner of former glyphosate-maker Monsanto, and lawyers representing plaintiffs ...
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Viewpoint: How to constructively engage on social media with those who post anti-GMO and anti-vax conspiracies

The other day, a tantalizing question appeared in my Twitter feed: “If you were writing a book about 2020, what ...
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Video: Debating Europe’s pro-organic Farm to Fork Green Deal—Sustainable agriculture or recipe for disaster?

One of the unpleasant lessons of the COVID pandemic is how little prepared we’ve been for an event that was, ...
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In your genes? DNA holds clues about how you will fare when exposed to coronavirus

Although the spread of SARS-CoV2, the virus causing COVID-19, has slowed in many places that have successfully “flattened the curve”, ...
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Viewpoint: Conservation isn’t enough. We need technology to blunt the impacts of climate change

We need direct, technology-driven intervention for conservation ...
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Video: Race protests did not lead to a surge in COVID-19 cases

Looking at raw data and simply saying that Coronavirus cases in the USA are “rising” just because the “number of ...
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27 truths and myths about COVID-19, from Christian healing to Bill Gates conspiracy theories

Due to popular demand (well, two polite requests, actually), I have decided to create a clean version of my post ...
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It started with rocks: How we developed belief, our ‘most creative and destructive’ ability

About 20 years ago, the residents of Padangtegal village in Bali, Indonesia, had a problem. The famous, monkey-filled forest surrounding ...
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Podcast: Pesticides prevent cancer. Growing drugs in GMO plants; battling diabetes with CRISPR

Rapid advances in biotechnology could help prevent hundreds of thousands of diabetes deaths every year. Growing drugs in GMO plants ...
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‘Sugar is the villain’: Biohacking and synthetic biology do battle against diabetes and heart disease

Here’s a look into the next generation of low-calorie sugar alternatives and continuous glucose monitoring systems set to change the ...
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Understanding why the coronavirus can make some people so sick

Why is the coronavirus deadlier than the flu? ...
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Viewpoint: Darwin’s ‘Descent of Man’ is both deeply disturbing and more relevant than ever

Charles Darwin’s Descent of Man is full of unexpected delights — such as the trio of hard drinking, chain-smoking koalas ...
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‘Denial, blame, and conspiratorial thinking’: Anti-vaxxers’ dangerous rhetoric during coronavirus pandemic

So far, the responses from major players wear down a familiar path of conspiratorial thinking and government mistrust ...
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Podcast: Twisted history—The true story of how the DNA double helix was discovered

There's more to the story of the double helix than Watson and Crick. We unwind history to uncover some of ...
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Gods of genetic engineering: With the end of ‘Homo sapiens naturalis’ approaching, what is our place in nature?

Our society has evolved so much, can we still say that we are part of Nature? If not, should we ...
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Can genetics explain the degrees of misery inflicted by the coronavirus?

“The single biggest threat to man's continued dominance on the planet is the virus.” Joshua Lederberg, Nobel Prize in Physiology ...
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Viewpoint: Coronavirus journal—Anatomy of a pandemic

The first case of what we now know to be COVID-19 was diagnosed on November 17, 2019 in Hubei province ...
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‘Sophie’s Choice’ in the time of coronavirus: Deciding who gets the ventilator

Three otherwise healthy patients go to the emergency department with severe acute respiratory failure. Only one ventilator, required to sustain ...
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In pursuit of coronavirus treatments and why we need to be cautious

It's impossible to keep up with entries at ClinicalTrials.gov that include the search term “COVID-19.” Last week when I posted Can ...
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From hunger to profitable harvest: How GMO, CRISPR-edited plants can help curb $220 billion in annual crop losses

Innovations in plant genetics are inoculating vital food crops against devastating diseases ...
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Podcast: Treating blindness with CRISPR; customized cancer drugs; Beyond Meat v. critics; saving bananas from extinction

As genetic engineering reshapes intimate aspects of our lives, is the public on board? ...
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