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Podcast: Science writer Michael Specter on what you should know about the coronavirus, food security and GMOs

Slate | 
Science writer, New Yorker contributor and author of the book Denialism Michael Specter joins Felix Salmon on the Slate Money ...

Should Hawaii use GM mosquitoes to save its endangered birds?

New Yorker | 
The 2016 [World Conservation Congress] has been held in Hawaii, which is fitting, since the state is often referred to ...
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GMO mosquitoes could save Hawaii’s critically endangered birds

New Yorker | 
[M]osquitoes, which carry avian malaria, are a principal reason that just forty-two of more than a hundred species of native ...

How did CRISPR’s discovery transform genetic research?

New Yorker | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  CRISPR as two components. The ...

America is experiencing its worst bird flu outbreak ever: Why aren’t we more concerned?

New Yorker | 
Which epidemic has caused Americans greater anxiety: the Ebola outbreak, which began last year in Africa and has killed thousands ...
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Weighing risks of glyphosate should lead to mindful use not elimination

New Yorker | 
Late last month, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World Health Organization, issued a report ...

Axing of European science czar over GMO issues: 1 step forward for Greenpeace, 2 steps back for EU and science

New Yorker | 
Since 2012, the distinguished Scottish biologist Anne Glover has served as chief scientific adviser to the President of the European ...

Michael Specter discusses his profile of Vandana Shiva

New Yorker | 
In last week’s The New Yorker magazine, Michael Specter wrote about the work of the environmental activist Vandana Shiva, who has, for ...
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Most GMO label supporters don’t really support ‘right to know’

New Yorker | 
Editor's Note: Readers might also want to read the GLP infographic: Is labeling GMOs really about our “Right to Know”? *** ...
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Vandana Shiva by Michael Specter: Demagogue or visionary?

New Yorker | 
Who believes that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the USDA, National Academy ...
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What neuroscience can tell us about PTSD and how to rewrite our memories

New Yorker | 
Fear and memory share many connections in the brain. By understanding that physiology and relationship, neuroscientist Daniela Schiller hopes to ...

What’s wrong with Jeremy Seifert’s “GMO OMG”

New Yorker | 
I recently watched “OMG GMO,” Jeremy Seifert’s aggressively uninformed “documentary” about the corporate duplicity and governmental callousness that he says ...
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Should human genes be patented?

New Yorker | 
As the cost of genome sequencing plummets, we move closer to an era of personalized medicine, in which an individual’s ...

Mark Lynas: An environmentalist’s conversion

New Yorker | 
It has been more than fifteen years since companies like Monsanto began intense efforts to export agricultural biotechnology from the ...
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