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.
iStock Medium

Racists are wrong: Both light and dark skin originated in Africa

Inverse | 
[L]ong-held racist assumptions based on skin color have been scientifically proven wrong, according to a groundbreaking new study in the ...
genetic

‘Alphabet of life’ expanded by 2 synthetic letters, may help make organisms ‘Earth has never seen’

Inverse | 
Until very recently, life on Earth was dictated by strings of just four letters: G, A, T, and C...Deciphering nature’s ...

Should we include robotic limbs and A.I. when talking about evolution?

Inverse | 
Scientists have a hard time deciding what Homo Futurus might look like. Will our evolutionary descendants resemble us? Will they be ...
gay genes rect x

Despite what you may have read, there’s no ‘gay gene’

Inverse | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Scientists presenting at the ...
x Peanutcloseup

Gene edited allergy-free peanuts on horizon but GMO fears may block arrival

Inverse | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While you won’t find ...