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Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA
A US biotech company is fighting to protect the patents it took out on a test for a cancer-causing gene. Scientists say a win for the firm would set back a growing ability to detect diseases.
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Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the human manipulation of an organism's genetic material in a way that does not occur under natural conditions.
Global effects of GM crops questioned
Twenty Indian, south-east Asian, African and Latin American food and conservation groups have published a damning study, saying that GM (genetically modified) crops have failed to increase yield, whil...
God's Red Pencil? CRISPR and The Three Myths of Precise Genome Editing
For the last seventy years all chemical and biological technologies, from genetic engineering to pesticides, have been built on a myth of precision and specificity. They have all been adopted under th...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Employing a network of accountants, tax lawyers, corporate shells, tax havens, secret bank accounts, and other methods, the 1% have become extremely adept at evading even the low rates of taxation the...
Altered Genes, Twisted Truth
How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
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