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Viewpoint: Why Francis Collins is a bad choice to head the NIH

Viewpoint: Why Francis Collins is a bad choice to head the NIH

[I]n his eight years in charge of federal efforts to understand, diagnose and cure disease, current NIH Director Francis Collins ...
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Viewpoint: Our ancestors played ‘genetic roulette’ in crop breeding while modern genetic engineering is ‘controlled and conservative’

Medium | 
[A]s much as human history is the history of agriculture, it’s also the history of genetic modification of plants, animals ...
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In challenge to Trump, geneticist Michael Eisen announces Senate run to ‘bring science’ to Congress

Nature | 
Michael Eisen, a geneticist at the University of California, Berkeley, [has]...announced on Twitter that he will run for US Senate ...

Popular media needs to get the science right on epigenetics

Blog | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Epigenetics is everywhere. Nary a ...
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Nathanael Johnson lets the anti-GMO movement off the hook

Grist columnist Nathanael Johnson recently completed a 26 part series on GMOs by seemingly letting the anti-GMO movement off the ...

No relationship between GMOs and pediatric cancer rates

"There’s a post being highlighted by anti-GMO activists on Twitter that claims that cancer is now the leading cause of ...

NIH’s HeLa agreement embraces an expansive definition of familial genetic consent

Science 2.0 | 
The NIH has announced an agreement with Henrietta Lacks’ descendants to obtain their consent for access to and use of the HeLa genome ...
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Part II: How biotech corn and roundup ready soy work – And why they should not scare you

Science 2.0 | 
In Part II of his series of articles responding to anti-biotech activists, Professor Michael Eisen explains the reasons why GM ...
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Part 1: GMOs: Gene transfer is neither unnatural nor dangerous

Science 2.0 | 
Anti-agricultural biotech NGOs and activists raise a common and familiar set of fears in the campaign to get biotech foods ...

How Bt corn And Roundup ready soy work – And why they should not scare you

Science 2.0 | 
Last week I wrote about the anti-science campaign being waged by opponents of the use of genetically modified organisms in ...
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NGO’s California anti-GMO campaign’s dangerous War On Science

Science 2.0 | 
Backers of the “California Right To Know Genetically Engineered Food Act” are pitching it as a matter of providing information ...
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