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Why biodiversity might not always be such a good thing for our health

While some think of the "dilution effect" as settled science, some ecologists argue that claiming conservation will broadly reduce disease ...

GM mosquitoes didn’t cause Zika, but they can help stop it

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A new ridiculous rumor is ...

Better face for GMOs: Drought resistance and resistance to ‘superpest’

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Much of the current criticism of GMOs rests on the currently-available varieties, dominated by RoundUp Ready (herbicide-resistant) and Bt (pesticide-producing) ...

Public skepticism on GMOs, climate change reflect misunderstandings of risk

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The Pew Research Center released their annual Science and Society report (PDF), where they asked over 2,000 members of the ...
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Your allergies may save your life

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According to new research, allergies may have evolved in order to save lives by forcing sufferers to reject and expel ...

Scientists cheer death of Prop 37

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Scientists, on the whole, are pleased to see Prop 37 fail this week. This blog post from SciAm explains the ...