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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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FDA defends CRISPR-edited animal rules likely to block most uses: Is the agency trying to avoid litigation from anti-GMO groups?

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"How can the presence of one identifiable variant justify the costs and delays of mandatory FDA oversight?" ...
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With Roundup-cancer settlement looming, activists revive conspiracy claim that glyphosate surfactants threaten human health

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The narrative of underdog cancer victims unmasking corporate villains isn't backed up by the evidence ...
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Podcast: Vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit explains the ‘dos and dont’s’ of battling scientific misinformation

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Paul Offit has forged a second career as an influential spokesman for scientific thinking ...
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‘Natural health’ and conspiracy sites exploit social media to fester opposition to GMO crops. Here’s a study about what can be done to stop it

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The unsatisfactory answer to 'How do we control the spread of disinformation?" may be, "We don't know yet." ...
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Has modern agriculture ‘tainted’ your Thanksgiving dinner?

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The Environmental Working Group knows how to grab headlines with ominous claims about America's food supply. In 2018, the Washington, ...
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Podcast: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat explains how junk science gets published—and how to spot it in the headlines

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Bad research can put people's lives at risk, so addressing problems with peer review is essential ...
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Podcast: Can we ‘outsmart’ cancer with synthetic biology? Dr. Tim Lu talks customized disease treatments

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On this episode of Biotech Facts and Fallacies, Tim Lu talks to Cameron English about Senti's progress toward "outsmarting complex ...
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Podcast: Plant diseases destroy $220 billion worth of crops annually. Meet the scientists fighting to protect our food supply

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Looking at the massive selection of goods available in US grocery stores, most consumers likely don't realize just how hard ...
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Infographic: USDA bioengineered food label makes grocery store debut on GMO Impossible Burger

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Impossible Foods has enthusiastically defended its use of genetic engineering to produce meat substitutes ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Big Ag’ owns scientists who endorse safety of GMOs? Busting the anti-biotech movement’s favorite myth

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Scientists are generally inclined to dislike big companies--but they know that biotechnology has made our food supply safer and more ...
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Podcast: Farming without chemicals: Pesticide-carrying bees poised to revolutionize agriculture?

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While the GMO controversy rages, a handful of companies are taking another innovative approach to crop protection ...
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Podcast: Recent study poses new glyphosate-cancer link. Plant geneticist Kevin Folta breaks down the data

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Despite the endless stream of dramatic headlines and warnings from environmental activist groups, an overwhelming number of studies indicate that ...
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Viewpoint: GMO, CRISPR-edited crops can cut pesticide use—if environmental activists do not block them

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Anti-GMO activists should take a step back and look closely at some of the benefits that new genetically modified crops ...
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Podcast: This GMO probiotic helps prevent hangovers—can it ease consumer fear of biotechnology?

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There's nothing quite like a hangover. After a few too many drinks and a night of restless sleep, you wake ...
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Podcast: Food snobbery vs the Impossible Burger: A skeptical look at health claims about plant-based meat

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"Natural food" advocates have blasted Impossible and Beyond as unhealthy. Let's look at their arguments ...
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Podcast: Do it for the kids? Federal children’s health research grants fund anti-pesticide, organic food activism

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How would taxpayers feel about funding organic food activism masquerading as children's health research? ...
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Podcast: Food 5.0—GMOs, robots and the future of farming with agronomist Robert Saik

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The high efficiency of modern agriculture has a downside: most consumers don't know the first thing about farming ...
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Podcast: AI-powered nutrition devices could cut exploding obesity rates. Will FDA rules keep them off the market?

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Medical devices powered by artificial intelligence could help overweight people customize diets based on their biomarkers ...
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EPA weighs in on sulfoxaflor: Genetic Literacy Project Q&A on controversial decision to lift restrictions on alleged ‘bee-killing’ pesticide

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The FDA replied to our questions with a detailed defense of its decision to lift restrictions on sulfoxaflor ...
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