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De-Extinction: If we’re being honest, it is a bit like Jurassic Park

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Dinosaurs are not on the de-extinction agenda, but that doesn't mean that the philosophical questions raised by Jurassic Park are ...
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Can farmers reduce toxic agricultural chemicals by tricking pests with pheromone-producing biotech plants?

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Pesticides are necessary evil in farming, and are likely to remain so. But what if we could replace some of ...

A forensic approach to canine waste management

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If you want to get an idea of how advanced a technology has become, you could look at the most ...
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Promise of “easy” stem cells comes under investigation

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Two breakthrough papers in Nature highlight a remarkable new technique for creating totipotent stem cells via a simple acid bath ...

Ancient genetics may lead to future treatment for gout

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We're susceptible to gout because of a mutated gene in humans and other primates that prevents us from producing uricase, ...

Genetics gives hope of species-specific pesticides, minimal collateral damage

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Imagine a future in which we no longer use pesticides. Instead, we use weevilicides or rootwormicides, targeted with exquisite precision ...

Why does the debate on GMOs matter?

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Nathanael Johnson's six-month "Panic-Free GMOs" series at Grist recently ended with a whimper -- claiming "none of it matters" -- ...

Philpott faux pas: Shills, semantics, and a defense of the science writing community

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Stop using “industry defenders” and other dismissive catch-alls to frame genetic modification as us-versus-them ...
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Transgenic salmon hybridize with trout, produce sterile offspring

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A recent "worst case scenario" breeding experiment has opponents of the AquAdvantage salmon unduly scared ...
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Pesticide use is up — have biotech crops backfired?

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What does increased pesticide use really say about the success or failure of pest-resistant biotech crops? ...
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Confusion – scientific and ethical – reigns in the wake of stem cell cloning landmark

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Scientists have finally succeeded in harvesting embryonic stem cells from human embryos cloned using the same technique that gave birth ...
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Genetics continues to garner attention as conservation tool

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Genetics continues to make headlines in conservation efforts, even if it's not the species-saving panacea some hope for ...
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Voices come out in defense of Monsanto

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Everyone's least favorite company has seen stories this week highlight its good side ...
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Peru crop biotech ban highlights botched debate over biodiversity

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Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 percent in the next 40 years. What role could or ...
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What role will genetics play in a biology-based approach to psychiatry?

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Calls for a biology-based psychiatry are growing louder, but how will genetics fit into this puzzle? ...
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Navigating the agricultural biotech minefield: When an MIT study is not an MIT study

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Thanks to a credulous Reuters report, a shoddy piece of pseudoscience is making the rounds as “an MIT study” linking ...
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Genetics versus new bird flu: The race is on

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Scientists and researchers around the world are turning to new genetic techniques to race the outbreak of the new H5N7 ...
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Has the pace of genetics research rendered the Myriad case obsolete?

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Both sides in the Myriad genetics case seem to think the future of innovation is at stake, but a few ...
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Lab-grown kidneys work in rats, offer hope for human transplants

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Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital report a medical first: lab-grown kidneys successfully transplanted into rats, where they functioned properly -- ...
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Are we on the cusp of a bio-industrial revolution?

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Imagine a biosynthetic hardware store, where researchers can cherry-pick exactly the correct parts to build whatever they’d like. Just as ...
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De-extinction: Looking past the awe

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De-extinction -- the revival of extinct species through biotechnology -- is an intoxicating idea. Who doesn't want the chance to ...
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Nitrogen-efficient crops: The holy grail of agricultural biotech?

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Nitrogen fertilizers cost a tremendous amount of money, damage the environment, and drain the planet's resources -- and only about ...
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Twenty-year review: GM crops are safe

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A review of two decades of research on transgenic crops has found transgenic crops no less safe than their traditional ...
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The genetics of mental illness and the allure of gene-ism

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The current reality of mental illness is one of blurred boundaries; new genetic results showing coming ground among several disorders ...
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Scientists look to burrowing mice to understand genetics of instinct

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A recent study in Nature reveals that the complex burrowing behavior of two sister species of mice is controlled by ...
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GMOs and The Mark Lynas Conversion: Round Two Roundup

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The GLP digs through the fallout from Mark Lynas's public "conversion" from anti-GMO to pro-science activist ...
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New Mexico considers GMO labeling amendment

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“The premise of this amendment is simple – New Mexicans deserve the right to know what's in the food they ...

Can genetic testing help prevent the next mass murder?

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PolicyMicJames Holmes and Adam Lanza: Their DNA May Hold Clues On What Makes a ...PolicyMicNot only would Adam Lanza's genetic ...