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Genetic Literacy Project
The Genetic Literacy Project fosters dialogue about the scientific, social and ethical implications of human and agricultural genetics.
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Genetic Literacy Project 12h
Here’s how biotechnology can help change the course of agriculture in Southeast Asia.
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Genetic Literacy Project 12h
Klotho: what it is, what it does, and whether we can even “supercharge” the brain.
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Genetic Literacy Project 13h
“Europe is choosing to export this philosophy and dictate to other countries around the world. What do we say to our kids and our grandkids when famine and starvation sets in, and it will, it will.”
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Genetic Literacy Project 14h
If humans ever develop the ability to simulate conscious beings, the chances would overwhelmingly tilt in favor of us, too, being virtual denizens inside someone else’s computer.
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Genetic Literacy Project 14h
As countries and companies race to develop a safe and effective COVID vaccine, US activists and influencers are working to undermine their efforts.
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Genetic Literacy Project 15h
No matter how many times you’ve been advised to trust your gut and follow your intuition, that advice is wrong.
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Genetic Literacy Project 16h
The next generation of GM crops are using knock-out or knock-down approaches without introducing any foreign genes.
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Genetic Literacy Project 16h
“States should be able to choose how to enforce a mandate, but the goal should be to make masks a social and cultural norm, not a political statement.”
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Genetic Literacy Project 17h
Now that cancer researchers are looking for DNA circles, they see them everywhere.
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Genetic Literacy Project 18h
Bayer claims that the glyphosate-cancer complaint should have been thrown out before a jury could even hear the allegations.
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Genetic Literacy Project 18h
If officials decide to use genetic sequencing, as experts have called for, they could better determine how to stop the virus from spreading unrestricted through the White House.
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Genetic Literacy Project 19h
The ultimate question is: can we safely and ethically harness the capabilities of human germline editing?
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Genetic Literacy Project 20h
Although many countries have fast tracked COVID-19 vaccine production with the help of genetic modification, GM crops aren't offered the same welcome.
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
Genes from extinct birds could be replicated and introduced into embryos from their modern cousins.
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
Adopting Pod-borer Resistant Cowpea will enhance Nigerian farmers' yields and boost the economy.
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
A first-degree relative of someone with an eating disorder is up to 12 times more likely to develop one themselves.
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
“That food allergies have risen is unquestionably the case, to an absolutely crazy extent.”
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
COVID survivors say brain fog – memory loss, confusion and difficulty focusing – is impairing their ability to work and function as usual.
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
Why are schizophrenia outcomes better in developing countries than the US?
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Genetic Literacy Project Oct 28
The EPA has allowed farmers to use dicamba for an additional five years – but with additional controls in place.
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