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Our microbiome: Separating hype from health

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What impact does our microbiome have on our health? A lot claim many, but we have a long way to ...
How will normalizing US-Cuba relations affect agriculture, biotechnology in both countries?

How will normalizing US-Cuba relations affect agriculture, biotechnology in both countries?

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The landscape of Cuba's biotechnology industry may change significantly through renewed relations with the US, most notably it could bring ...
Cellular clock may help improve cancer treatment, forensic science

Cellular clock may help improve cancer treatment, forensic science

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Scientists have found that your cells keeps track of aging. This clock may have important implications for how we treat ...
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Enviro activists reject synbio solution for Indonesian palm oil-orangutan crisis

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Expanding palm oil demand has increased rainforest deforestation in places like Indonesia. Synthetic biology has a solution: genetically engineered yeast ...
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With global gene editing slow down, what’s the future of ‘designer babies?’

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The prospect of designer babies--the stuff of futuristic movies--is now upon us with the advent of gene editing, stirring confusion ...
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Scientists create fertile sperm from mice stem cells — Does this translate to humans?

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Scientists have made sperm cells from stem cells in vitro, while most are excited about the achievement, ethical and biological ...
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Drugs that target ‘epigenetic scars’ may reverse drug addiction

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Research is mounting that not only does epigenetics play an important role in drug addiction, it may also provide a ...
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Standing by nutrition research, Iowa State will test golden banana, defying Catch-22 protests

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Protestors of vitamin A fortified GM banana believe banana is not safe for human consumption, so they are attempting to ...
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Epigenetically modified organisms: The coming EPO farming and food revolution?

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As scientists look to create novel crops that can handle challenges of changing climate, one solution offered is altering a ...
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The story behind Séralini’s disappearing GMOs-are-toxic study, and the journal that published it

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French GMO researcher Gilles-Éric Séralini published a new paper earlier this week, but a few days later it disappeared. Where ...
FDA approves GMO potato that resists blight that caused Irish potato famine

FDA approves GMO potato that resists blight that caused Irish potato famine

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The FDA announced Wednesday their approval of second generation Innate potato. A major step for a crop that has seen ...
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Concussion risk: How much weight should genetics carry

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As we attempt to establish risk factors for concussions and similar traumas, how much weight should we give genetics? ...
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White House announces microbiome initiative but science on gut bacteria still unsettled

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The Unified Microbiome Initiative seeks to unlock the mystery of the human biome and the role of genetics in shaping ...

Golden Rice opens door for other vitamin enhanced GMO crops, such as cassava

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Bangladesh announced last month that ...

CRISPR poses challenges to regulators of traditional crop biotech

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The genome editing technique ...
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FOIA emails reveal anti-GMO, pro-organic spin ‘A team’ led by Tom Philpott and Michael Pollan

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A trove of new emails tied to former professor Charles Benbrook shines an ethically harsh light on the journalistic ethics ...

Lab-grown kidneys function successfully in animal models

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The white whale of ...

Testicular cancer risk mostly genetic

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Testicular cancer has always ...
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Do you have the Ashley Madison gene?

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The Ashley Madison leak has exposed the identity of millions of philanderers or would be adulterists. It raises the intriguing ...
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Black death plague is back; Correction it never left, thanks to evolution

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Yes, the dreaded plague still haunts it. Why? Because as with any species, the bacteria that cause the disease have ...
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GMO-vaccine parallel? Biotech supporters learn from campaign that turned tide on anti-vaxxers

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Supporters of GMOs aren't facing headwinds in swaying the public, but pro-science success in beating back anti-vax ideologues may provide ...
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What are the genes behind celiac disease inheritance?

The growing list of genetic diseases and disorders that are associated with the heterozygote advantage has led many researchers to ...

Taleb challenged: Investment bankers aren’t qualified to assess GMO risk

Here’s a hot investment tip: buy shares in Blockbuster. As many as you can afford. Put in all of Johnny’s and ...
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