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‘Dirty Dozen’ list of ‘pesticide-poisoned’ fruits, vegetables used to be her bible, but Huffington Post food writer now sees it as more scare than science

Huffington Post | 
It’s that time of year again, when the nonprofit advocacy organization Environmental Working Group publishes its annual list of the ...
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Are 3-parent babies products of eugenics or the desire to save lives?

Quartz | 
The most astonishing gene therapy news this year has been the crafting of three-parent babies. The in-vitro fertilization practice, known ...

Genome tracking tech could make improve food safety and reduce food fraud

Scientific American | 
Each year foodborne illnesses caused by these microorganisms sicken 48 million Americans, hospitalize 128,000 and kill 3,000.... Food fraud is ...

Cell contamination confunds decades of cancer research

Discover | 
In the field of thyroid cancer, 58­-year­-old Kenneth Ain is a star. ... In June 2007, all that changed. Ain attended ...

Three-parent monkeys may lead to improved stem cell therapy

Discovery | 
The world’s first chimeric monkeys were created in a laboratory last year, and they offer surprising new insights into embryonic ...
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