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Conspiracy theorists suggest the coronavirus was engineered in a Chinese lab. The scientific consensus disagrees.

Vox | 
[O]n Fox News and social media, a dangerous conspiracy theory about the origin of the health crisis won’t die. There ...

What is CRISPR? And why should you care?

Vox | 
If you haven’t heard of CRISPR yet, the short explanation goes like this: In the past six years, scientists have ...
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7 ways CRISPR gene editing could transform our lives

Vox | 
[W]e asked a variety of scientists what they think are realistically the most exciting ways that scientists might one day ...
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Embryo donation gaining popularity as affordable solution for infertility

Vox | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Infertility now affects one ...

Fertility test runs dangers of misguiding women’s reproductive choices

NPR | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Women concerned about their ...
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Obesity pill shows promising results

NPR | 
Forget the so-called "miracle" diet pills that claim to rev up metabolism. Slowly but surely, we're entering a new era ...

Beyond GMOs: Synbio foods sidestep restrictions on genetic engineering

NPR | 
In essence, synthetic biology is about designing and building workhorse organisms that can make things more efficiently than nature (or ...

Food industry groups say they’ll label GMOs — on their own terms

NPR | 
Even though the food industry has won mandatory labeling battles in 2012 and 2013, it's not exactly eager to rehash ...

Could African crops be improved with private biotech data?

NPR | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  About four years ago, plant scientist Howard Yana-Shapiro learned about stunting, a result of malnutrition ...