Articles written specifically for the GLP or the articles that are reposted from other sources (sometimes in modified form) with permission list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. Excerpted articles list the original media outlet as the source. 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.
frankensteins lab

Modern Victor Frankenstein? What synthetic biologists can learn from the classic cautionary tale

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Mary Shelley was 20 when she published “Frankenstein” in 1818. Two hundred years on, the book remains thrilling, challenging and ...
Biologicals e

Crippling costs blunt potential of drugs harvested from living cells

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Biologics are drugs grown in living cells, rather than produced through chemical reactions. They can be incredibly effective, but are ...
time crispr cover x e

CRISPR revolution: How scientists are turning gene-editing hype into food and medical breakthroughs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The powerful gene-editing tool is becoming ubiquitous, appearing in the media with ever increasing frequency. But it's more than just ...

Drug weapons: Computer designed proteins prepare to battle the next pandemic

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Researchers are using computer modeling to design new antiviral proteins that could slow down, or stop, global outbreaks of deadly ...

Cancer quest: Can we drive down the cost of promising immunotherapy treatments?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The so-called fourth pillar of cancer therapy still has a major drawback - high cost that make gold appear cheap ...
c fd f b a c d

CRISPR study reporting ‘off-target mutations’ draws skepticism from other researchers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A new study found an alarming number of “off-target mutations” in mice that had their genes edited with CRISPR. But ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

* indicates required
Email Lists