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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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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

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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

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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
aphids

GM crops: Bring on the beneficial bugs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Chinese scientists have developed a new type of GM cotton engineered to make its own chemical protection against cotton pests ...
american tapestry

Personal Genomics: DNA helps Michelle Obama discover white ancestral roots, provides window into history of slavery

Genetic Literacy Project | 
One of the remarkable innovations brought on by the DNA revolution is the ability to trace our personal and family ...
health reports

Can genes accurately predict human health?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
One of the most controversial aspects of the genetic screening revolution is the proliferation of gene tests by such organizations ...
DNA blueprint

Scientist knocks view of genes as “blueprints” for development

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The report that sequencing of a fetal genome demonstrates that we have a crude "blueprint" for adulthood has spawned the ...

Israel in all of US? Research find Jewish links in unusual places

Forbes | 
This is not a story of Lost Tribes, but of lost history–the discovery of “Jewish genes” in Hispano Christian populations ...
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DNA & ancestry: We all carry “Jewish genes”

Genetic Literacy Project | 
This is not a story of Lost Tribes, but of lost history–the discovery of “Jewish genes” in Hispano Christian populations ...
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Rainbow papayas: First GM fruit to resist virus- now on sale in Japan

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A breakthrough in Japan, which has been historically precautionary about GM foods: “Rainbow” papayas–genetically modified to withstand the deadly ringspot ...

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