When longevity research is privately funded, what happens when the money runs dry?
Although still rare, rich women are choosing to use surrogates during pregnancy for social reasons without medical necessity.
Are their differences among the sexes and races in IQ? Revamp of SAT test brings nature-nurture debate about human intelligence back to the forefront.
Genetically modified bacteria might be able to relieve celiac sufferers from inflammatory symptoms but researchers worry that tight restrictions promoted by anti-GMO fever could slow innovation.
A new GLP infographic reviews the four main ways in which crops have been genetically modified by humans: traditional breeding, mutagenesis, RNA inteference and transgenics. You might be surprised about which one is most precise and safety evaluated.
Most of us associate seeds and commodity crops with the Midwest, but Hawaii is crucial to cutting edge research in agriculture and seed development. It has also become ground zero for fierce battles over genetically modified crops and pesticides.
While many genes contribute to Alzheimer’s disease, early onset Alzheimer’s is caused by mutations in one of three autosomal dominant genes that alter specific brain proteins. APOE4 is the riskiest known Alzheimer’s gene variant because it is so common. The big news is APOE4 affects women more than men.
Much to the dismay of anti-GMO activists, courts around the world including SCOTUS have consistently upheld the rights of ag companies to patent seeds–a practice going back to the first half of the 20th century when hybrid seeds were pioneered. Should that legal position be reconsidered?