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Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam: ‘I’m not going to let the fearmongers dominate the conversation’ on CRISPR gene-edited food

Ozy | 
Animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam has six calves that are rather unusual. Most people might not pick up on what’s ...
brain games

Lumosity app’s ‘brain-training’ games under attack for false advertising

Smithsonian | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What if a few ...

Wheat genes could help revive American chestnut

Smithsonian | 
Blight has made the American chestnut, once "the dominant tree in the canopy," a rare sight in the forests of the East ...

How did humans learn to speak? Ask the birds

Scientific American | 
Songbirds stutter, babble when young, become mute if parts of their brains are damaged, learn how to sing from their ...