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Free trade and GM crops: Price sensitive European consumers, blocked from buying most GM products, are willing to buy innovative foods

Genetic Literacy Project | 
While the political opposition to biotech crops in the European Union is well entrenched, consumers are willing to take a ...
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Personalized medicine: Blood tests combined with genome sequencing yield breakthrough therapy

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In a remarkable new story, one professor, who sequenced his own genome, found that he was a high risk for ...
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AquaBounty GM salmon on the ropes? How anti-biotech campaigners strangle innovation through regulation overkill

Genetic Literacy Project | 
With a final decision by the FDA approving for commercial sales Aqua Bounty Technologies genetically modified salmon, the biotechnology company ...
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The biology of political narcissism: Donkey brains vs. Elephant grey matter

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Anti-Republican science writer Chris Mooney stirred a hornets nest of controversy with the publication of his recent book, The Republican ...
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Genes & obesity

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The latest Genomics & Health Impact Update has a primer on genetic links to obesity—a must read. It also links ...
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Genetics of homosexuality: “Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t publish”?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Critics of homosexuals portray it as a “deviant” lifestyle choice and a violation of God’s will. Some religious conservatives argue ...
Legacy book

Jews are an ancient Middle Eastern ‘tribe’, genes reveal

Jewish Daily Forward | 
In his new book, “Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People,” Harry Ostrer, a medical geneticist and professor at ...
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