Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

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FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

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What’s the excitement over gene therapy?

CNBC | 
Gene therapy has been in the news a lot of late as a potential cure for a variety of genetic ...

Does genetics separate Olympians from everyone else?

Fast Company | 
For decades, scientists have been studying the role of nature and nurture in producing Olympic athletes...What they've learned is that ...

Genetic tests turning out surprise fees for many patients

Fast Company | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Leslie Parks was 34 ...

Biotech company promises affordable medical genetic tests

Fast Company | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The cost of genetic ...

Many doctors reluctant to discuss genetic tests with patients

Fast Company | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Pathway Genomics describes its ...
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Do patients who donate genetic information to research deserve financial compensation?

Fast Company | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists today rely on ...

FDA launches genome database to promote precision medicine

Fast Company | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Food and Drug ...

Google to start offering DNA tests to employees with cancer

Reuters | 
Google will soon start covering the cost of Foundation Medicine's DNA tests for employees and their family-members suffering from cancer, ...

Gene databases help in prescribing therapies to cancer patients

Reuters | 
A major California university hospital is exploring ways to gather and use genetic information gathered from cancer patients, hoping to ...

23andMe obtains NIH grant for genetics research

Reuters | 
Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build ...

Genetics prof won’t waste his money on a DNA test in 2014

When a reporter for the New York Times set out to test three genetic tests, she received extremely varied results ...

Can you trust Facebook with your genetic code?

We share everything on Facebook: our family photos, intimate thoughts, relationship woes. Some of us even post our DNA. Thousands of ...