Articles written specifically for the GLP or articles that are reposted from other sources (sometimes in modified form) by agreement or with permission list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. Excerpted articles posted in our Daily Digests are identified as excerpts of posts culled from the web. Each Daily Digest post lists the original media outlet as the source next to the name of the author. Excerpts are posted under guidelines for Fair Use and Creative Commons for educational nonprofits (501c3). The GLP’s Fair use policy for posting excerpts and using images is explained here.

California advances ban on insecticide chlorpyrifos, claims ‘politics’ prevent EPA from acting

Los Angeles Times | 
California regulators on [August 14] took formal legal steps to ban a widely used pesticide that had been rescued from ...
Screen Shot at AM

EPA reaffirms global scientific consensus that glyphosate herbicide does not cause cancer

Los Angeles Times | 
The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Monday [Dec. 19] said glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the weed killer Roundup and ...

Non-GMO condoms? Label’s proliferation confuses consumers

Los Angeles Times | 
The National Milk Producers Federation launched a “peel back the label” campaign this summer, aimed squarely at a growing list ...
Screen Shot at AM

Robots replacing workers on labor-short California farms

Los Angeles Times | 
Driscoll’s is so secretive about its robotic strawberry picker it won’t let photographers within telephoto range of it. But if ...

Startups, Big Ag betting soil microbes will bring next agricultural revolution

Los Angeles Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. David Perry believes the ...

Brain irony: It needs to shut down sometimes to promote thinking

Los Angeles Times | 
It turns out that a little bit of disconnect goes a long way in learning motor tasks, according to a ...

Tooth DNA reveals unknown origins of buried African slaves

Los Angeles Times | 
Researchers have analyzed the DNA of ancient teeth to identify the regional origin of three African slaves buried more than ...

Reverse reefer madness? Schizophrenia genes predict heavy pot use

Los Angeles Times | 
Does marijuana smoking cause psychosis? Or could psychosis drive pot smoking? If you believe the panned and parodied 1936 film ...

Can a genetic model predict next year’s flu strain?

Los Angeles Times | 
The seasonal flu has met its enemy, and it’s calculus. A theoretical physicist and computational biologist analyzed the genetic code ...

Autism is shared among siblings, study finds

Los Angeles Times | 
A second child is seven times more likely to be diagnosed with autism if an older sibling has the diagnosis, but environmental ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

* indicates required
Email Lists