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Rethinking evolution: Animals’ attraction to beauty may have nothing to do with survival

New York Times | 
Numerous species have conspicuous, metabolically costly and physically burdensome sexual ornaments, as biologists call them. Think of the bright elastic ...
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End of cavities: We may soon be able to regrow our teeth

Scientific American | 
Currently, the primary way to treat a cavity is to excavate the decay and the surrounding area before filling the ...
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‘Organic GMOs’: Pamela Ronald and Raoul Adamchak on how genetic engineering can reduce pesticide use and protect the environment

Wired | 
[Genetic engineering] is a powerful tool that can help us farm responsibly and sustainably by minimizing damage to the environment and ...
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Biodiversity crisis? Humans may actually be creating more species than we’re killing

Vox | 
Chris Thomas … a professor of conservation biology at the University of York in the UK … does not deny that ...

Fossils provide evolutionary window into how epigenetics works

Nautilus | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. By the time the ...
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Reinventing bread to make it tasty and nutritious

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Before the advent of ...

Are cats really as domesticated as we think they are?

New Yorker | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  At first, the cat ...

Gene modification does not destroy ‘natural’ food system, could promote organic farming

Medium | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Traditional breeding changes the ...

Breeders work to mainstream genetic diversity of potato

Modern Farmer | 
Around the country, determined plant breeders, farmers, and chefs are joining forces to reinvent the potato and the transform the ...

What happens to early childhood memories?

Nautilus | 
When I try to recall my life before my fifth birthday, I can summon only glimmers—these match strikes in the ...

Animals who are both male and female offer insight into evolutionary development

Nautilus | 
A very odd creature flitted past friends James Adams and Irving Finkelstein—a swallowtail unlike any they had ever seen. Its ...
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Elephant intellect: Genius in the largest brain on land

Scientific American | 
Scientists are finally probing the elephant brain to find out how cooperative problem solving, tool use, and even self-awareness can ...

Film review: “GMO OMG” documentary falls short of science

Scientific American | 
Jeremy Seifert’s new documentary “GMO OMG” opens with a series of maudlin pastoral scenes—sun-dappled forests, kids playing outdoors, a close-up ...
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Protecting farmers, consumers and crops through genetic engineering

Scientific American | 
Crops engineered to produce Bt, a pest-killing toxin, have been shown to decrease the use of noxious chemical insecticides; however ...
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Untested stem cell cosmetics endanger consumers

Scientific American | 
Nature.comIn The Flesh: The Embedded Dangers of Untested Stem Cell CosmeticsScientific AmericanAbout three months earlier the woman had opted for ...