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GM crops: Bring on the beneficial bugs

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
Chinese scientists have developed a new type of GM cotton engineered to make its own chemical protection against cotton pests ...
health reports

Can genes accurately predict human health?

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
One of the most controversial aspects of the genetic screening revolution is the proliferation of gene tests by such organizations ...

Scientist knocks view of genes as “blueprints” for development

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
The report that sequencing of a fetal genome demonstrates that we have a crude "blueprint" for adulthood has spawned the ...
parent DNA

DNA blueprint for fetus built using tests of parents

Katy Davis&nbsp|&nbsp
For the first time, researchers at the University of Washington have determined almost the complete genome of a fetus, using ...

Rainbow papayas: First GM fruit to resist virus- now on sale in Japan

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
A breakthrough in Japan, which has been historically precautionary about GM foods: “Rainbow” papayas–genetically modified to withstand the deadly ringspot ...
pic DNA

DNA & ancestry: We all carry “Jewish genes”

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
This is not a story of Lost Tribes, but of lost history–the discovery of “Jewish genes” in Hispano Christian populations ...

Personalized medicine: Blood tests combined with genome sequencing yield breakthrough therapy

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
In a remarkable new story, one professor, who sequenced his own genome, found that he was a high risk for ...
injecting bio corn

Free trade and GM crops: Price sensitive European consumers, blocked from buying most GM products, are willing to buy innovative foods

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
While the political opposition to biotech crops in the European Union is well entrenched, consumers are willing to take a ...

Nobel biologist: Zero evidence that crop biotechnology is harmful; GM safer than conventional food

Katy Davis&nbsp|&nbsp
Sir Richard Roberts, a British biologist, joined a long and growing list of Nobel laureates, saying that he believes much ...

AquaBounty GM salmon on the ropes? How anti-biotech campaigners strangle innovation through regulation overkill

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
With a final decision by the FDA approving for commercial sales Aqua Bounty Technologies genetically modified salmon, the biotechnology company ...

The biology of political narcissism: Donkey brains vs. Elephant grey matter

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
Anti-Republican science writer Chris Mooney stirred a hornets nest of controversy with the publication of his recent book, The Republican ...

Genes & obesity

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
The latest Genomics & Health Impact Update has a primer on genetic links to obesity—a must read. It also links ...

Genetics of homosexuality: “Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t publish”?

Jon Entine&nbsp|&nbsp
Critics of homosexuals portray it as a “deviant” lifestyle choice and a violation of God’s will. Some religious conservatives argue ...