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Podcast: 4 CRISPR experts on how gene editing is changing the future of food

Gastropod | 
You've probably heard the hype: CRISPR will revolutionize biotech .... But what is CRISPR—and what's it doing in our food? ...
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Is there such a thing as an anti-Alzheimer’s diet?

Atlantic | 
By 2050, an estimated 15 million people in America will have Alzheimer’s—the equivalent of the combined populations of New York ...
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Genetic test for breast cancer could mislead women to take drastic action

Wired | 
A few years ago, my mother called with an urgent request...She wanted me to get tested...I immediately said no. BRCA1 and ...
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For precision medicine to work, genetics knowledge needs to catch up to science

New Yorker | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a recent speech ...

Bacteria engineered to sniff out tumors could help cancer diagnosis

Scientific American | 
Probiotics are hot. Bacteria that we consume in foods like yogurt, miso and pickles can help our gut microbiomes stay happy ...

New bioengineering technique makes bacteria produce chemicals quicker and more efficiently

Scientific American | 
Genetically engineered bacteria already produce some products of commercial interest or biomedical importance, such as insulin. And coaxing the organisms to ...

Fungi genes may be key to higher crop yields

PBS | 
Ian Sanders wants to feed the world. A soft-spoken Brit, Sanders studies fungus genetics in a lab at the University ...

Bacteria in lungs may protect humans from developing asthma

Scientific American | 
Human cells are outnumbered ten-to-one by the microbes that thrive in and on us. Now a study finds that the ...

Replacement arteries working in human patients

Nautilus | 
Even in the 1990s, the procedure seemed primitive. Laura Niklason watched it repeatedly as a medical resident at Boston’s Massachusetts ...
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