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Bright Ideas in Human Genetics
Upward social mobility may take toll on our DNA
'Moving on up' is a cherished American value (and important in other societies, too). But there could be a cost to social mobility.
Food & Agriculture
Seed bank advantages lost in fog of anti-GMO war
While anti GMO activists push for organics, a complimentary answer to feeding the world may lie in seed banks. Only cutting edge genetics can unlock that diversity--but activist opposition remains a challenge.
We know placebo effect is biological, but is it genetic?
Where lies addiction: Genes versus culture or genes and culture?
Meet blebb: To treat addiction, would you agree to have your memory erased?
Genetics may open door to new treatments of mental disorders
Kevin Folta responds to anti-GMO FOIA fiasco: PLoS bungled post misrepresents smoking gun email
Activists threaten adoption of virus resistant GMO cassava that could rescue Africa’s staple
GMO-vaccine parallel? Biotech supporters learn from campaign that turned tide on anti-vaxxers
Pollinator myth: Are bees responsible for one third of global food, heightening crisis? More like 7%

GLP Daily: Around the Web – August 18, 2015
Food & Agriculture
Biotech Gallery
Organic Consumers Association funded Gary Ruskin, who led failed 2013 California GMO labeling effort, targets independent scientists, biotech advocates
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July 31, 2015
Jesse L. Goodman
Georgetown University Medical Center
August 17, 2015
Jeffrey Scott
Cornell University
Allison Snow
Ohio State University

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