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Future of BioPharma: Genetic Engineering: It's Not Frankenstein

Future of BioPharma: Genetic Engineering: It's Not Frankenstein | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
* Genetic Engineering: It's Not Frankenstein | @futurebiopharma http://t.co/HqEbVG5K50
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Public Release: 20-Jan-2015 Organic and conventional milk -- comparing ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Public Release: 20-Jan-2015 Organic and conventional milk -- comparing ... - EurekAlert (press release) | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Consumers perceive that organic cow milk differs from conventionally produced milk and that these differences justify the premium price for organic milk.
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Blonde Hair Gene Identified : DNews

Blonde Hair Gene Identified : DNews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
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How Genes and Environment Conspire to Trigger Diabetes - Yahoo News UK

How Genes and Environment Conspire to Trigger Diabetes - Yahoo News UK | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Diabetes appears to be a disease written deeply in human genes, a feature millions of years old, which can emerge yet also retreat through the influence of environmental forces such as diet, a new study suggests.
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The GMO debate is over; GM crops must be immediately outlawed; Monsanto halted from threatening humanity

The GMO debate is over; GM crops must be immediately outlawed; Monsanto halted from threatening humanity | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The GMO debate is over; GM crops must be immediately outlawed; Monsanto halted from threatening humanity
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very emotive but uses no evidence to back up claims. Interesting.
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GEN | News Highlights:Light-Activated Sperm Restore Fertility

GEN | News Highlights:Light-Activated Sperm Restore Fertility | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
By using optogenetics to control cyclic AMP signaling in transgenic mice, scientists enhance sperm motility and restore fertility.
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Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study - Genetic Literacy Project

Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study - Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study | David Warmflash | January 12, 2015 | Genetic Literacy Project
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January - Tiny compost worms will inform new research on human diseases - University of Huddersfield

January - Tiny compost worms will inform new research on human diseases - University of Huddersfield | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Dr Kinnunen @HuddersfieldUni receives funding for new researcher @NC3RS to understand genetics of human disease http://t.co/CkPNCOnPb4
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The goats fighting America's plant invasion

The goats fighting America's plant invasion | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The US has discovered that one of the best ways of fighting invasive plants is also one of the oldest - goats.
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Antibiotics: US discovery labelled 'game-changer' for medicine

Antibiotics: US discovery labelled 'game-changer' for medicine | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The decades-long drought in the search for new antibiotics to tackle drug-resistant infections could be over, after a breakthrough by US scientists.
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Genetically Modified Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire - Popular Science

Popular Science Genetically Modified Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire Popular Science For 25 years, Powell and his colleague Charles Maynard have been using genetic engineering methods to try to revive the American chestnut tree.
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Genetics of Human Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

Genetics of Human Circadian Rhythms and Sleep | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
By studying families with sleep/wake disorders, Fu and Ptáček have shown that mutations that cause changes in the phosphorylation or acylation of the PER2 protein are responsible for regulating circadian rhythms.
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The fine-tuning of human color perception

The fine-tuning of human color perception | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The evolution of trichromatic color vision in humans occurred by first switching from the ability to detect UV light to blue light (between 80-30 MYA) and then by adding green-sensitivity...
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GLP Infographic: How crops are modified–Are GMOs more dangerous? | Genetic Literacy Project

GLP Infographic: How crops are modified–Are GMOs more dangerous? | Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
GLP Infographic: How crops are modified–Are GMOs more dangerous? | XiaoZhi Lim | April 22, 2014 | Genetic Literacy Project
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clear infographic. The links that given are worth reading
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Golden Rice: An example of the potential benefits of genetic engineering technology - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

Golden Rice: An example of the potential benefits of genetic engineering technology - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Golden #Rice: An example of the potential benefits of genetic engineering technology @ACSHorg http://t.co/JBBu0QHiLq
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Does Orange Juice Have To Genetically Modify Or Die?

Does Orange Juice Have To Genetically Modify Or Die? | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Citrus greening, a bacterial disease that's ravaging orchards, has brought the OJ industry to a crossroads.
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Check Out 'GMO OMG,' a Film on Genetic Engineering

Check Out 'GMO OMG,' a Film on Genetic Engineering | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Jeremy Seifert’s new documentary film “GMO OMG” provides a solid introduction to those new to the issues surrounding genetically modified food.
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Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn - New York Times

Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn - New York Times | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Tanning salons dot strip malls across the country, promising prettiness and, in some cases, better health, despite a growing body of evidence that links indoor tanning to skin cancer.
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Germany appears headed for complete GMO ban - Genetic Literacy Project

Germany appears headed for complete GMO ban - Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Germany appears headed for complete GMO ban | January 15, 2015 | EurActiv
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Genetically Modified Cattle With Human DNA Might Hold Ebola Cure

Genetically Modified Cattle With Human DNA Might Hold Ebola Cure | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
On a farm outside Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a herd of cloned, genetically engineered cattle are busy incubating antibodies against the Ebola virus.Researche...
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'Nazi' cattle: Farmer forced to cull part of herd

'Nazi' cattle: Farmer forced to cull part of herd | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A farmer in Devon is forced to slaughter half his herd of Heck cows after they repeatedly tried to attack his farm workers.
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Top Ten Bioindustry Trends for 2015 - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Top Ten Bioindustry Trends for 2015 - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Life sciences set to blossom under impact of transformative technologies.
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It will be interesting to see how these technologies develop over the next few years and whether governments and individuals will eventually accept them
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Controversial DNA startup wants to let customers create creatures - SFGate

Controversial DNA startup wants to let customers create creatures - SFGate | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
In Austen Heinz’s vision of the future, customers tinker with the genetic codes of plants and animals and even design new creatures on a computer.
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Hmmm. What would we create given an unlimited pallette.
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Quick Sourdough Bread - Overnight - for Your Bread Machine

Quick Sourdough Bread - Overnight - for Your Bread Machine | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Moist, delicious sourdough bread
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