Articles written specifically for the GLP or articles that are reposted from other sources (sometimes in modified form) by agreement or with permission list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. Excerpted articles posted in our Daily Digests are identified as excerpts of posts culled from the web. Each Daily Digest post lists the original media outlet as the source next to the name of the author. Excerpts are posted under guidelines for Fair Use and Creative Commons for educational nonprofits (501c3). The GLP’s Fair use policy for posting excerpts and using images is explained here.

Shared vision: Identical twins see the world the same—even as they age

Medical News Today | 
Over recent years, it has become clear that some of the larger defects in vision - such as myopia (nearsightedness) ...
Vision Changes to Watch Out for as You Grow Older

Stem cells restore sight in lab mice with end-stage retinal degeneration

Medical News Today | 
The number of individuals who lose their sight due to end-stage retinal degeneration is steadily rising and currently, it cannot ...
Stem Cells

Stomachs grown from stem cells could yield secrets of digestion

Medical News Today | 
Stomach-related diseases are common, affecting millions of people. An estimated 25 percent of individuals in the United States are affected ...

Genes for obesity do not prevent or hinder weight loss, scientists find

Medical News Today | 
Recent research into the genetics of obesity has uncovered a range of gene loci associated with body mass index (BMI) ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

* indicates required
Email Lists