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corn husks

Anti-GM corn study reconsidered: Séralini finally responds to torrent of criticism

Genetic Literacy Project | 
We are now two months into L'affaire Séralini—the publication of a maize rodent study by French scientist Gilles-Eric Séralini and ...
genetherapyjon

Is gene therapy finally emerging from the shadows?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The prospect of using gene therapy to treat diseases—particularly inherited diseases, such as sickle cell anemia and cystic fibrosis that ...
antigm

What’s next for the anti-GM food movement?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The reflections and recriminations over the rejection of California’s Proposition 37 is in full swing. The measure was soundly defeated, ...
GM Food words

Trial lawyer heaven/natural food hell: The real-life consequences of Prop 37

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The proponents of California Proposition 37 like to frame the vote as “right to know” issue. If only that were ...
male female

Political correctness alert: Science literacy collapses when male/female genetics are debated

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The difficulty in discussing what everyone intuitively knows—males and females are genetically programmed to respond differently, emotionally and intellectually, to ...
labelgmos

As California Prop 37 vote nears, media anti-Prop 37 bias emerges

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The latest polls suggest a neck and neck race in the final days of the vote over the California genetically ...
baby x

Genetic ethics cops shout “designer babies” to abort life saving therapy

Genetic Literacy Project | 
As we highlighted this week in Gene-ius, a dramatic, life-improving breakthrough is on the horizon in gene therapy. Researchers from ...
dr oz and gmo foods

Malpractice on Dr. Oz: Pop health expert hosts anti-GM foods rant; Scientists respond

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Dr. Mehmet Oz, a popular television celebrity, is a living example of why talk show health and science should never ...
stemcells

Wild West of stem cells?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Stem cell therapy remains a brave new world with a spotty ethical and medical track record. Is that starting to ...
pretty gm tomatoes

Malpractice on Dr. Oz: Pop health expert hosts anti-GM food rant; Scientists push back

Forbes | 
The talk show health and science advice program hit a new low with Dr. Mehment Oz’s recent foray into the ...
money stack

Genoeconomics: Is our financial future in our chromosomes?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The GLP carried a provocative article this week outlining the latest twist in the emerging debate over genoeconomics—the nexus of ...
Charles Benbrook

Scientists challenge organic backer Benbrook claims that GM crops increase pesticide spraying

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The ongoing hullabaloo over the controversial Seralini study and questions about the safety of foods made from genetic modified crops ...

Disturbing trend: Journalists hype fears when discussing human genetics

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Genetics is scary. That’s the popular and entirely regrettable meme that dominates the narrative pushed by “progressive” and hard right ...
Séralini scandal week 3

Séralini scandal week 3

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The European Food Safety Authority has weighed in with its assessment of the maize studyby Gilles-Eric Séralini and his research ...
EFSA ok

European food safety agency dismisses anti-GM maize study as flawed

Science 2.0 | 
The European Food Safety Authority has dismissed as flawed the controversial maize study by Gilles-Eric Séralini and his research team ...
shucked corn

Does the Seralini corn study fiasco mark a turning point in the debate over GM food?

Forbes | 
Are anti-biotech campaigners the leftwing version of climate change deniers? The science media are finally confronting the distortions perpetrated by ...

Race in medicine

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Biopolitical Times, an online publication of the Center for Genetics and Society, rekindled the debate over race with a recent ...
images

Turning point from the botched French maize study: GM opponents look like climate deniers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The highly controversial study by French scientist Gilles-Eric Seralini, who as we noted in last week’s update has a long ...

Genetic screens—what’s the prognosis?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Sequencing the whole genome could provide a medical early warning on a previously unknown scale – but could it also ...
gmo brown

Health and safety of GM foods

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The battle lines are firming in the debate between the mainstream science community and anti-GM activists about the safety and ...
corn husks

Scientists savage study purportedly showing health dangers of Monsanto’s GM corn

Forbes | 
Are GM foods harmful or nutritionally less beneficial when compared to conventional or organic foods? Scientists and regulators almost universally ...
silent spring

Food labeling: Should environmentalists be pro-GM?

Ethical Corporation | 
Half a century on from Rachel Carson’s seminal Silent Spring, debate rages over GM food labeling proposals ...
stem cell research

US court upholds federal funding for stem cell research

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A federal appeals court has ruled that because no human embryos are destroyed in human embryonic stem cell research studies ...
FDA green

Dysfunction at FDA threatens medical genetics industry

Forbes | 
According to Jon Entine, after a series of stumbles and scandals, the Food and Drug Administration’s ability to oversee the ...
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Genetic patent stunner: Myriad wins appeal, retains patent to BRCA tests

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Snubbing a recommendation by the Supreme Court, a federal appeals court in Washington, in a 2:1 decision, upheld patents issued ...
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The DNA Olympics — Jamaicans win sprinting ‘genetic lottery’ — and why we should all care

Forbes | 
Jon Entine, author of Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We’re Afraid to Talk About It,” takes stock ...
runners

The DNA Olympics- Jamaicans win sprinting ‘genetic lottery’- and why we should all care

Forbes | 
Jon Entine takes stock of the DNA London Olympics–where, as usual, African-descended athletes swept the running events while whites and ...
DNA Double Helix

FDA balances costs, patient safety in the biologics and personalized medicine revolution

Forbes | 
Sometimes what you see is not all you get. Whether or not you support healthcare reform, the implementation of any ...