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Do you buy ‘gluten free’ products? Real chance they have gluten in it

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New research suggests that that most people who claim a gluten sensitivity are being swept up in what amounts to ...
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Which tastes better: Conventional or organic foods? A tale of two apples

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Many studies (e.g., here) have broached the topic of the taste and ‘quality’ of organic food versus conventional. Robustly, The ...
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Targeted antibiotic treatments–What’s on the horizon?

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New research is uncovering ways of modifying bacterial enzymes to make future antibiotics more specific - and thus less likely ...
Our GPS brain: What is the ‘doorway effect’ and how do we orient ourselves

Our GPS brain: What is the ‘doorway effect’ and how do we orient ourselves

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How does memory and what amounts to a GPS system in our brain root us in the world? That's the ...
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Single dose of anti-depressant alters brain? Maybe, but what does that mean?

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All drugs "alter" the brain's connectivity, so that's hardly a surprise. But what does that mean? Are the changes ongoing ...
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Who makes better space travelers–introverts or extroverts?

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Is the long-run future of civilization to select-for those who are introverts? Is intro/extroversion genetically mediated? How might extended space ...
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Diet soda and sweeteners alter gut bacteria, contributing to obesity? Not so fast.

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According to a just-released study in Nature, rather than helping you avoid consuming fat-producing calories, sugar-free sodas and 'diet' snacks ...
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How brushing your teeth affects the microbiome of the placenta and infant

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I’ve written in the past regarding some of the seminal hypotheses of how the microbiome influences our health, behavior, and ...
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Addiction: How our genes program our preferences and habits

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Just 11 genes successfully identify who is likely to have problems with alcohol abuse and who will not. Does this ...
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Deconstructing the polarizing debate over ‘3-parent babies’

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On most issues, the public debate follows a normal distribution curve, with the majority in the 'muddled middle'. That's not ...
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Food labels: Gimmicks or guides to the future of food?

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We are experiencing a labeling orgy. Consumers with no gluten allergies are snapping up gluten free producers. Non-GMO labels pump ...
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Black Plague modified human genes, no biotech needed

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Evidence continues to build that at least part of our ancestors’ story is encoded in our DNA--and the information comes ...
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When is a ‘modified organism’ a GMO?

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Where is the threshold between natural "involvement" and unnatural "interference" when using technology to improve our food? ...
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What causes diabetes? Genes and viruses likely culprits

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Scientists know there is a genetic component to diabetes, but the origins of the disease remain elusive, with genetics and ...
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Can grapefruits be dangerous with drugs? The answer is in our genes

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Many people believe that just because a food is unprocessed that it's safe. But many foods can interact with drugs, ...
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New York Times flunks genetic literacy challenge: No, mutations don’t kill-off genes

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The New York Times failed a recent genetic literacy 'test' in a story on the genetic roots of diabetes ...
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