The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our Annual Report.

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
Screen Shot at AM

How to resist health scares: Review of Geoffrey Kabat’s ‘Getting Risk Right’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Public health regulations, particularly as regards to chemicals, are often driven by precautionary fears stirred by sloppy reporting sparked by ...
corn

Activists claim that without long-term studies, GMOs cannot be considered safe: What does science say?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
No multi-generational GMO food studies? Bollocks. There are dozens, and all conclude biotech seeds are as safe or safer than ...
Screen Shot at AM

GMO sustainability advantage? Glyphosate spurs no-till farming, preserving soil carbon

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Skeptics of GMOs decry the growing practice of no-till farming and its connection to herbicide-tolerant crops. Yet, agronomists say good ...
Screen Shot at AM

GLP’s Jon Entine: Rules on human germline gene editing must be flexible to encourage innovation

Uptown Radio | 
[Editor's note: Marcy Darnovsky is the executive director of the Center for Genetics and Society. Jon Entine is the executive director ...
bee head on featured articles

Bias at The New York Times? Stephanie Strom botches report on bees and neonicotinoid pesticides

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Covering food and modern farming has not been the New York Times' strong point, writes GLP's Jon Entine. Is the ...
Social Sharing Featured Image A

Will Biotechnology Regulations Squelch Food and Farming Innovation?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The GLP's 18-part 5-week series -- GMO: Beyond the Science -- begins with a look at the regulatory web that ...
b fa cec e c

Scientist for hire? Does anti-neonic activist David Goulson produce pre-determined ‘research’ for funders?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Leading UK sustainability researcher embroiled in a scandal over alleged manipulation of European bee health advisory group takes NGO advocacy ...
Screen Shot at AM

Real story of anti-GMO sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or pawn of ‘natural’ marketers?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Teen anti-GMO activist Rachel Parent tours the world, 'testifying' at anti-GMO tribunals and delivers Ted Talks about the dangers of ...
Screen Shot at PM

Jon Entine breaks taboos on sports and ‘race’, and the future of human genetic research

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Why are black athletes--15% of the world population is of African descent--overrepresented in elite football and basketball, and in world ...
HoneyBee

Read GLP’s Jon Entine’s Reddit Science ‘Ask Me Anything’ on pesticides and the ‘bee-pocalypse’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
December 13, from 2-4 pm EST, GLP's executive director, Jon Entine, will be holding a Reddit Science "Ask Me Anything" ...
Honey bee rental

Honeybees are not in crisis, but what about beekeepers?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
While it's now acknowledged that honeybee populations aren’t declining, some of the focus of concern has shifted from the pollinators ...
iStock Medium

Buzz Kill: How the Sierra Club uses scare tactics about bee health and twists the science to raise money

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The Sierra Club, once venerated for its problem-solving approach to environmental issues, has become a shrill campaigner against many modern ...
Screen Shot at AM

Polio eradicated? Health officials mobilizing against AFM–rare polio-like condition

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Cases of a rare condition that is characterized by polio-like symptoms have ballooned in North America and elsewhere. Here is ...
PTA

New York PTA’s proposed bans on GMOs, milk from rBST-treated cows flunk science

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Scientists say the NY PTA has been hijacked by anti-GMO activists who want to impose their beliefs on the food ...
Screen Shot at PM

Kenyans sweep distance races, Jamaicans sprints: How evolution has shaped elite sports

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The results of the Rio Olympics, especially in track and field events, reinforce the now widely accepted theory that evolution ...
johanna eva gill

Autism in our DNA? Slew of studies points to genetics as main driver, but there is no ‘autism gene’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Researchers are unlocking the mystery of autism's origin. Yes, it's mostly 'in the genes,' but what that means is one ...
GMO Golden Rice Failed sign x

Anti-GMO activists brandish disputed Stone-Glover Golden Rice paper in attacks on Nobel laureates

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Anti-GMO activists are trying to discredit Nobel laureates' rebuke of Greenpeace for attempting to discredit Golden Rice humanitarian project. Here's ...
brexit

How Brexit will impact the future of farming, GMOs and gene editing in Britain and Europe

Genetic Literacy Project | 
What does Brexit mean for crop and animal biotechnology in Britain or Europe? How might CRISPR and New Breeding Technologies ...
DAAL large

BBC debate: Are Monsanto, Big Ag taking over the world’s seed supply?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Do corporations, like Monsanto, control too much of our food supply, seeds, and farming technology? ...
NHGRI x

Creating a synthetic human–Do science and ethics collide?

KCRW | 
A controversy over a 'closed' meeting of 150 scientists discussing the latest research into synthetic biology in humans has sparked ...
OMmIAM yL SS

Jon Entine on why ‘race’ matters in shaping the world’s elite athletes

Genetic Literacy Project | 
With the Olympic Games on the horizon, Jon Entine explores why so many sports seem to be dominated by particular ...
Screen Shot at AM

In California, glyphosate phobia results in hazmat suits, respirators to protect against organic chemicals

Genetic Literacy Project | 
GMO and glyphosate opponents in tiny Petaluma in Sonoma County are replacing a safe synthetic pesticide with a natural one ...
Screen Shot at PM

Science by news release: Media miss on bee “extinction” reports

Genetic Literacy Project | 
One year drop in bee hive numbers after recent steady gains does not mean "extinction" on the horizon ...
Screen Shot at PM

Gary Ruskin and Jon Entine tangle over the GMO corporate connection

Corporate Crime Reporter | 
US Right to Know attacks GLP's Jon Entine as a 'corporate shill' and Entine responds, focusing on transparency and science ...
Screen Shot at PM

Natural News’ Mike Adams libelously attacks Science-Based Medicine’s David Gorski

Science Based Medicine | 
The "Health Ranger" is known for his attacks against science advocates, even encouraging they be killed for supporting vaccinations. Now ...
Glyphosate Probably Carcinogenic to Humans

IARC-Gate? Are Europe’s anti-chemical enviros conspiring to suppress conflict-of-interest scandal?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Was the WHO agency IARC, that deemed glyphosate a 'probable carcinogen,' guided by an anti-chemical scientist who consults with the ...
ameug

You think “eugenics” is a discredited practice? Think again, it’s back.

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Is eugenics a historical evil poised for a comeback? Or is it a noble but oft-abused concept, finally being done ...
Screen Shot at PM

Jonathan Lundgren says USDA is censoring him for criticizing neonicotinoids: What’s the truth?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Activists see Lundgren as the next Percy Schmeiser — a critic of conventional agriculture whose views are suppressed in a ...

Send this to a friend