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Podcast: Beepocalypse debunked; Ban CRISPR babies? Anti-science views slow COVID-19 herd immunity

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Some experts are calling for a ban on embryo gene editing after a "disaster" experiment resulted in potentially dangerous and ...
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Podcast: Bayer’s $10.9 billion glyphosate settlement a mistake? Vaccines from mosquito spit; CRISPR cures sickle cell disease?

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Chemical giant Bayer just settled roughly 95,000 lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. Has the company given its anti-GMO ...
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Podcast: Lab-grown livers coming soon? Regenerative farming won’t stop climate change; COVID halts gene-therapy studies

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Scientists have grown tiny human livers from skin cells and transplanted them into rats, moving us closer to saving thousands ...
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Podcast: WHO was wrong about COVID; Pandemics make women cheat? Rampant fraud threatens organic farming

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Infectious disease experts have blasted the World Health Organization for telling the public that asymptomatic patients rarely spread COVID-19. Pandemics ...
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Podcast: Retracted hydroxychloroquine-COVID studies backlash; Obesity cancer drugs? ‘Unbiased’ Guardian takes animal rights money

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Two major studies which found that the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine doesn't treat COVID-19 have been retracted. What does that mean ...
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Podcast: Pesticides prevent cancer. Growing drugs in GMO plants; battling diabetes with CRISPR

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Rapid advances in biotechnology could help prevent hundreds of thousands of diabetes deaths every year. Growing drugs in GMO plants ...
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Podcast: Fungi destroy $60 billion worth of food each year. Are natural biopesticides the answer?

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Food waste plagues both farmers and consumers. Americans throw out much of what we buy at the grocery store—roughly 133 ...
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Podcast: Cancer-causing baby powder? USDA cuts GMO rules; plant-based meat less healthy than you think

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In an effort to keep up with rapidly evolving technology, the USDA has revamped its biotech crop rules, sparking a ...
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Podcast: Ban ‘factory farming’? GMO mosquitoes coming this summer; anti-biotech groups aren’t ‘grassroots’

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As clinical trials begin of several candidate coronavirus vaccines, a former FDA scientist says the agency could speed up its ...
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Podcast: COVID-19 a global communist plot? Glyphosate didn’t cause the pandemic. Time to embrace agricultural biotechnology.

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While public health officials and policymakers struggle to contain the novel SARS-COV-2 coronavirus, anti-vaccine activists claim the pandemic was orchestrated ...
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Podcast: GMOs = witchcraft? ‘Big Ag’ didn’t cause coronavirus; Remdesivir for COVID-19

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We finally have a drug to treat COVID-19 in remdesivir, but how well does it work? Anti-GMO activists have blamed ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-vax group says ‘the elite’ are using COVID-19 to usher in a ‘techno-communist global government’

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Children's Health Defense says governments and corporations are using the coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) to advance a "global immunization agenda." The anti-vaccine ...
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Podcast: Norman Borlaug a hero? Spread coronavirus for herd immunity? CRISPR v. agroecology

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Norman Borlaug's Green Revolution saved an estimated billion people from starvation, but critics contend his work brought severe environmental and ...
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Where are GMO crops grown? GLP infographics document the global growth of agricultural biotechnology innovation

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One of the more popular claims by critics of GMOs is that only a few countries grow genetically engineered crops, ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus conspiracies deadlier than the disease? Next pandemic worse? Spit test spots more COVID-19

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A dearth of coronavirus tests has exacerbated the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and elsewhere, but a newly FDA-approved test ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus ‘antidote’ from recovered patient blood? Did the virus escape from a lab? Anti-science activism causes needless harm

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While political leaders and scientists speculate that coronavirus is beginning to loosen its grip on the world, hospitals are considering ...
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Podcast: Don’t treat that fever—Dr. Paul Offit on why many of medicine’s most popular practices are ‘overkill’

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Vaccine skeptics, alternative health advocates and anti-GMO activists are regularly lambasted for ignoring evidence that challenges their ideology. As it ...
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Podcast: GMOs to blame for coronavirus? Catching COVID-19 twice; junk studies fuel biotech skepticism

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As the world continues to struggle against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, anti-GMO activists are blaming crop biotechnology for the pandemic ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-vaccine, anti-GMO groups use coronavirus outbreak to stir unfounded 5G-cancer fears

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Leave it to science denialists to exploit a global crisis and tragedy to spread health hysteria. As the world struggles ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus and food safety; debunking the ‘Dirty Dozen’; COVID-19 cure worse than the disease?

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As the world takes unprecedented measures to blunt the coronavirus pandemic, some commentators argue 'the cure is worse than the ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus isn’t just a bad flu; COVID-19 vaccine may be delayed; and have we cured HIV?

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The novel coronavirus is not just "the flu," contrary to what you may have read on social media. There may ...
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Podcast: Fighting blindness with CRISPR. Ophthalmologist in groundbreaking study explains how gene editing could treat a once-incurable disease

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Congenital eye disorders can rob children of their eyesight at a young age and severely diminish their quality of life ...
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Podcast: Fighting drug-resistant bacteria; consumers embrace CRISPR-edited food; bomb-detecting plants; and life-saving biosimilar medicines

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Our inability to rapidly detect the novel coronavirus has made it difficult to properly combat COVID-19 ...
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Viewpoint: GMOs are ‘unnatural’? Evolution explodes a popular crop biotech myth

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The most controversial element of biotechnology is a trick we learned by experimenting on some of the simplest life forms in ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists ignore science when debating glyphosate safety

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There are encouraging signs that people are beginning to tune out the activist propaganda ...
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Podcast: Treating blindness with CRISPR; customized cancer drugs; Beyond Meat v. critics; saving bananas from extinction

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As genetic engineering reshapes intimate aspects of our lives, is the public on board? ...
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Podcast: How to build a coronavirus; alcohol doesn’t shrink your brain; and locusts threaten famine in East Africa

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Kevin Folta and Cameron English break down four of the latest headlines from the world of genetics and biotech ...
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Gene therapy shows success against some cancers and inherited disorders. Can it tackle obesity?

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Scientists are working with treatments that have shown success in amping up the metabolism of mice, helping them lose weight ...
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