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Maybe both sides are right: If SARS-CoV-2 was leaked from a Wuhan lab, it doesn’t mean the virus was necessarily engineered

Maybe both sides are right: If SARS-CoV-2 was leaked from a Wuhan lab, it doesn’t mean the virus was necessarily engineered

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The “lab leak” hypothesis about the origin of Covid-19 has been getting a lot of attention lately, and deservedly so ...
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‘I was wrong’: Why we shouldn’t start giving COVID-19 vaccinations now

Forbes | 
I wrote a blog post [on August 2] that has generated tremendous pushback, including an op-ed in the New York Times as well as ...
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Viewpoint: Watch out for ‘charlatans and scammers’ touting coronavirus cures

Field of Science | 
The coronavirus pandemic has the whole world's attention. For now, there's no treatment and definitely no cure for COVID-19, the ...

Natural GMOs: Study shows that 12 popular foods were genetically modified by mother nature

Forbes | 
Even though no one has found any evidence that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are harmful, anti-GMO activists have  campaigned against ...
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Finger length can predict sexual orientation, personality traits, cancer risk? Here’s what the science says

Field of Science | 
I saw an article in Science that claimed "finger lengths can predict personality and health." Huh?  The author, science writer ...
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Bioweapons research gets quiet OK from National Institutes of Health: Here’s why that could be ‘horrific’

Blog | 
For more than a decade now, two scientists–one in the U.S. and one in the Netherlands–have been trying to create ...
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Glyphosate meta-analysis appeared to raise legitimate concerns that Monsanto’s Roundup may cause cancer, then Genetic Literacy Project pointed out study’s fatal flaws

Forbes | 
In the new study, by a group of scientists from UC Berkeley, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the University of ...
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Defending 23andMe’s DNA health test: ‘You will learn something’ of value

Forbes | 
The New York Times decided to publish an editorial ... warning people to "be careful about 23andMe's Health Test." What are they ...
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Why a decline in mortality rates among very old people may be ‘an illusion’

Blog | 
An intriguing phenomenon has emerged in recent years: among very old people, the rate at which people die appears to decline when ...
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EU court ruling limiting gene editing ironically underscores safety of modified crops

Forbes | 
A European Union court [July 25th] issued a new decision about GMOs. Disappointingly, this decision is likely to further confuse rather than ...
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Wading through California’s coffee-cancer controversy

Forbes | 
California might soon start requiring Starbucks to warn its customers that coffee causes cancer. Has California gone nuts, or is ...

FDA obstructing approval of DNA based ‘germ tests’ that swiftly diagnose infections

Bloomberg | 
The standard diagnostic technology for identifying microbes, decades old, is simply too slow and imprecise to help most patients. The ...

Homeopathic remedies containing deadly wolfsbane available at CVS

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Homeopathic drugs contain some ...
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Activists should be protesting overuse of antibiotics, not GMOs

Forbes | 
Antibiotic resistant bacteria is growing steadily more problematic around the the world, yet activists continue to protest against GMOs rather ...

Does GM corn cause cancer? A flawed study fails to convince

Forbes | 
Last week a scientific paper appeared that reported that eating genetically modified (GM) corn causes cancer in rats. Specifically, the ...
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