The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our Annual Report.

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
nano

New ‘nanotweezers’ can pull material from living cells without causing harm

Bioscription | 
Scientists at the Imperial College London have revealed their creation of a set of nanotweezers that can work on the ...
gmo wheat

Biofortified wheat variety could help stem nutrient deficiency in Africa, Asia

Bioscription | 
Nutrient deficiency in one’s diet is a common problem around the world, where different populations may lack a sufficient source ...
crispr

‘Dead CRISPR’ may offer easier way to create stem cells

Bioscription | 
The ability to make stem cells from other cell types has largely been a recent phenomenon. It took a huge ...
Screen Shot at PM

‘Ready and waiting’: Why hasn’t even one vitamin-enriched GMO crop been approved?

Blog | 
[Editor's note: Sterling Ericsson is a biology focused science communicator with a degree in molecular biology.] Traditional artificial breeding methods have been ...
F FD A image a

Biocontainment: Genetic tweak could prevent accidental release of GMO bacteria from labs

A Science Enthusiast | 
When dealing with bacteria in a lab setting, it is often a requirement to ensure that the risk of the ...
c

Keys to human regeneration in worms and bioelectricity?

A Science Enthusiast | 
[W]ith the advent of gene editing, the ability for humans to make replacement organs will only become more secure in ...
crispr

CRISPR primer: A detailed look at its history and varieties

Bioscription | 
The most immediate thing to note is just how widespread CRISPR is as a process used by cellular life. About ...
Screen Shot at PM

How to stop fungi that infect, destroy crops? Target their ‘friends’

A Science Enthusiast | 
By itself, [the pathogenic fungus Rhizoctonia solani] is responsible for the turfgrass disease called brown patch, sheath blight within rice, ...
Screen Shot at AM

Myth busting: RNA from GMO foods won’t alter your genes

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Biotech critics claim ingesting RNA from food like Monsanto’s Bt corn can change the genes of those that eat it ...