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Podcast: WHO was wrong about COVID; Pandemics make women cheat? Rampant fraud threatens organic farming

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Infectious disease experts have blasted the World Health Organization for telling the public that asymptomatic patients rarely spread COVID-19. Pandemics ...
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Talking Biotech: Where did GMOs come from? Former Monsanto scientist Robb Fraley recounts the advent of biotech crops

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On the five-year anniversary of the Talking Biotech podcast, host and plant geneticist Kevin Folta sits down with former Monsanto ...
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Podcast: Retracted hydroxychloroquine-COVID studies backlash; Obesity cancer drugs? ‘Unbiased’ Guardian takes animal rights money

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Two major studies which found that the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine doesn't treat COVID-19 have been retracted. What does that mean ...
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Podcast: Pesticides prevent cancer. Growing drugs in GMO plants; battling diabetes with CRISPR

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Rapid advances in biotechnology could help prevent hundreds of thousands of diabetes deaths every year. Growing drugs in GMO plants ...
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Podcast: Cancer-causing baby powder? USDA cuts GMO rules; plant-based meat less healthy than you think

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In an effort to keep up with rapidly evolving technology, the USDA has revamped its biotech crop rules, sparking a ...
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Podcast: Ban ‘factory farming’? GMO mosquitoes coming this summer; anti-biotech groups aren’t ‘grassroots’

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As clinical trials begin of several candidate coronavirus vaccines, a former FDA scientist says the agency could speed up its ...
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Podcast: COVID-19 a global communist plot? Glyphosate didn’t cause the pandemic. Time to embrace agricultural biotechnology.

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While public health officials and policymakers struggle to contain the novel SARS-COV-2 coronavirus, anti-vaccine activists claim the pandemic was orchestrated ...
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Podcast: We need a vaccine ‘Manhattan Project’ to defeat COVID-19

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The only way to truly end the novel coronavirus pandemic is to develop an effective vaccine. And while there are ...
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Podcast: GMOs = witchcraft? ‘Big Ag’ didn’t cause coronavirus; Remdesivir for COVID-19

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We finally have a drug to treat COVID-19 in remdesivir, but how well does it work? Anti-GMO activists have blamed ...
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Podcast: Norman Borlaug a hero? Spread coronavirus for herd immunity? CRISPR v. agroecology

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Norman Borlaug's Green Revolution saved an estimated billion people from starvation, but critics contend his work brought severe environmental and ...
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Podcast: How domestication turned cattle into a key source of increasingly sustainable food

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Cattle provide meat, milk and hide products to people all over the world, and are used as work animals for ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus conspiracies deadlier than the disease? Next pandemic worse? Spit test spots more COVID-19

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A dearth of coronavirus tests has exacerbated the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and elsewhere, but a newly FDA-approved test ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus ‘antidote’ from recovered patient blood? Did the virus escape from a lab? Anti-science activism causes needless harm

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While political leaders and scientists speculate that coronavirus is beginning to loosen its grip on the world, hospitals are considering ...
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Podcast: GMOs to blame for coronavirus? Catching COVID-19 twice; junk studies fuel biotech skepticism

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As the world continues to struggle against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, anti-GMO activists are blaming crop biotechnology for the pandemic ...
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Podcast: The misused meta-analysis—How statistical trickery yields impressive but bogus study results

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A meta-analysis allows researchers to compile data from many smaller studies and, hopefully, find more conclusive answers to critical public ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus and food safety; debunking the ‘Dirty Dozen’; COVID-19 cure worse than the disease?

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As the world takes unprecedented measures to blunt the coronavirus pandemic, some commentators argue 'the cure is worse than the ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus isn’t just a bad flu; COVID-19 vaccine may be delayed; and have we cured HIV?

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The novel coronavirus is not just "the flu," contrary to what you may have read on social media. There may ...
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Podcast: Fighting blindness with CRISPR. Ophthalmologist in groundbreaking study explains how gene editing could treat a once-incurable disease

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Congenital eye disorders can rob children of their eyesight at a young age and severely diminish their quality of life ...
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Podcast: Fighting drug-resistant bacteria; consumers embrace CRISPR-edited food; bomb-detecting plants; and life-saving biosimilar medicines

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Our inability to rapidly detect the novel coronavirus has made it difficult to properly combat COVID-19 ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus—what it is, how it spreads and the surprising ways it might be treated

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SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus first detected in China in January, is emerging as a significant threat, with just under 128,000 ...
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Podcast: Treating blindness with CRISPR; customized cancer drugs; Beyond Meat v. critics; saving bananas from extinction

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As genetic engineering reshapes intimate aspects of our lives, is the public on board? ...
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Podcast: How oil from GMO plants could help prevent heart disease, preserve our oceans and cut fossil fuel use

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Omega-3 fatty acids are critical to human health. Among their many benefits, these oils can help preserve eye and brain ...
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Podcast: How to build a coronavirus; alcohol doesn’t shrink your brain; and locusts threaten famine in East Africa

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Kevin Folta and Cameron English break down four of the latest headlines from the world of genetics and biotech ...
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Podcast: How ‘anti-CRISPR’ viral proteins can fine-tune gene editing in medicine and agriculture

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Researchers hope to exploit this viral countermeasure to regulate gene editing and minimize unintended mutations during the editing process ...
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CRISPR gene editing means more high-yield, disease-resistant crops likely to hit the market

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Since the millennium rolled over 20 years ago, the pace of genetic discovery has only accelerated. Nobody could have predicted ...
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Podcast: How ‘fake news’ about avian flu almost sent virologist Ilaria Capua to prison for life

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Capua now uses her harrowing experience to educate policymakers and law enforcement about science ...
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Viewpoint: After years of bashing agriculture and GMOs, Chipotle reverses course with ‘Cultivate the Future of Farming’ campaign

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Given Chipotle's past cozy relationship with organic food marketers, this seems more like a marketing stunt ...