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Your DNA in death: Reflections on the Henrietta Lacks bioethics controversy

Genetic Literacy Project | 
We are in the early stages a personalized medicine revolution, but progress comes with growing pains -- in this case, ...
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Monsanto Protection Act? Separating the facts from the fury

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The so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" is hardly the “most dangerous food act ever” or a “terrifying piece of policy," as ...
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Frankenstein’s Cat: How animal biotechnology informs us about our humanity

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Science writer Emily Anthes' new book, Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts provides an animated review of ...
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Is there really a science-based GMO controversy? False balance captures Discover magazine

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Discover's cover story on the anti-biotech movement gives unwarranted weight to anti-GM activists and in the process raises questions about ...
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Should the government loosen ethical oversight of stem cell research?

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When it comes to stem cell research, we’ve moved from an era of debating the ethics of a technology in ...

Scientists savage each other over ‘Junk DNA’ study while journalists mis-report the science

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The "junk DNA isn't junk!" headline ran rampant earlier this year, in the wake of the ENCODE project publishing reams ...
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The “BioPiracy” myth at the heart of the Monsanto case

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Anti-GMO campaigners and some farmers claim that Monsanto and other corporations use their deep pockets and unfair patent laws to ...
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Bowman v. Monsanto: Supremes unsympathetic to farmer’s deception

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In the battle over GM seeds and their progeny, the Supreme Court appears to favor intellectual property rights ...
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Bowman v Monsanto: Genetic innovation in the crosshairs?

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This week, the Supreme Court will bear witness to a square-off between a 75-year-old soybean farmer and the world's largest ...

Can a rose catch your cold? Threat of ‘killer’ viral plant gene is latest anti-GMO rant

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The latest "greatest danger to ever face humanity" has emerged from an obscure, technical study in GM Crops & Foods, ...
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Anti-GM activists pounce on viral DNA in transgenic plants

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The GLP examines the increasingly desperate efforts of staunch anti-GM activists and journalists to regroup in the face of "defeats" ...
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Ron Unz on genius, IQ, race and meritocracy

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What is the nature of intelligence and genius? Literally thousands of studies definitively show that DNA plays a dominant role; ...
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Opening minds to science, technology and genetic engineering

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Genetic modification is neither good nor bad. Like any technology it is a tool. Like nuclear technology, fracking or advanced ...

“The Signal and the Noise” in pharmacogenomics

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Nate Silver, author of the 538 blog at the New York Times, has made statistics and quantitative modeling “cool” with ...
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White House lifts political block on GE salmon

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The Food and Drug Administration today released an electronic version of its Environmental Assessment for a genetically modified (GM) salmon ...
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Is the White House interfering with a scientific review?

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Leaked documents from the FDA suggest that the first transgenic animal to be considered for federal approval in the U.S ...

Genetic pre-natal test opens window to improved diagnoses, stirs concerns

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New fetal screening tests using gene chips instead of conventional chromosomal evaluation to identify congenital diseases may ignite a turf ...

Greenpeace’s disinformation campaign against Golden Rice, and science, prevails in China

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In late summer, the Asian arm of Greenpeace issued an alarming press release headlined: “24 children used as guinea pigs ...

Defeated anti-GMO coalition resurrected as GMO Inside

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Defeated at the polls in California, anti-GM forces behind Proposition 37 have resurrected their campaign under the moniker GMO Inside ...

Disease tracking direct-to-consumer genome sequencing breaks $1000 barrier ($695)

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Whole genome sequencing, (also known as full genome sequencing, complete genome sequencing, or entire genome sequencing), is a laboratory process ...
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Gattaca alert: Personal genomics meets neo-eugenics

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Eugenics is back into the headlines, thanks to rapid advances in personal genomics. Naturally, not everyone is inclined to greet ...
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Can organics and biotech crops coexist peacefully? Organic lobbyists hope not

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Big Organics is accelerating its attacks on the just released USDA Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century report, “Enchancing ...
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USDA urges consideration of GMO crop insurance; Organic farmers howl

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The USDA's new report, “Enchancing Coexistence,” advocates a crop insurance pilot program for farmers harmed by cross-pollination from GM crops ...
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Anti-GM corn study reconsidered: Séralini finally responds to torrent of criticism

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

Is gene therapy finally emerging from the shadows?

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

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

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The reflections and recriminations over the rejection of California’s Proposition 37 is in full swing. The measure was soundly defeated, ...
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Trial lawyer heaven/natural food hell: The real-life consequences of Prop 37

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The proponents of California Proposition 37 like to frame the vote as “right to know” issue. If only that were ...
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Political correctness alert: Science literacy collapses when male/female genetics are debated

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