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Editing Genes to Eliminate Cancer or Schizophrenia Could Stop the Rise of Geniuses, Scientist Warns
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, research, investigation, ethics )

Victoria
- 634 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Advances in genetics could one day eliminate diseases like cancer -- but might also wipe out geniuses like Stephen Hawking from our future, warns one scientist. Writers are 10 times more likely to have Bipolar Disorder. Poets are diagnosed 40 times.....
Gene Editing Can Drive Science to Openness
Science & Tech  (tags: open science, research, gene drive systems, genetic engineering, CRISPR–Cas9, Responsive Science Project, US National Academy of Sciences )

Judy
- 836 days ago - nature.com
The emergence of gene-drive systems -- which spread engineered mutations quickly through populations -- means that a single released organism could eventually alter most of its local population, and quite possibly all populations of the species...
Shedding Light on the Dark Matter of the Genome
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO's, GMO crops, Genetic Engineering, genetics, Junk dna, genome, Dark genome, biotechnology, Bio Teck. Bio hacking, Crispr )

Steven L
- 855 days ago - sciencedaily.com
What used to be dismissed by many as junk DNA is back with a vengeance as growing data points to the importance of non coding RNAs (ncRNAs)
Nutritionally-Enhanced GM Crops? Too Bad About the Deformed Butterflies
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, GeneticEngineering, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, safety, study, world )

Kathy
- 882 days ago - theecologist.org
It looked like such a good idea: take the pressure off wild fish stocks by growing GM oilseeds that produce health-enhancing long-chain omega-3 fatty acids...
GE MOSQUITOES? Tell FDA NO!
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, Florida Keys, environment, mosquitoes, health, safety, ecosystems, scientists, experiment, humans )

N.
- 900 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Imagine a company releasing millions of experimental, genetically engineered, biting insects into a populated island environment, (Florida Keys). Sounds like the plot to a new Jurassic Park, doesn't it? unfortunately, this plot is very real. Tell FDA NO!
Growing Doubt: A Scientist's Experience With GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO science, Genetic Engineering )

Ellyn
- 979 days ago - articles.mercola.com
Evidence shows the process of genetic engineering is very imprecise. Transgenes used to develop commercial transgenic plants may produce harmful and potentially toxic results.
Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline AUG 22, 2015Samantha Cowan Is An Associate Editor and Helm
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, performance, investigation, safety, world, environment, Genetic Engineering )

Ruth
- 1120 days ago - takepart.com
'A study published Thursday firmly links one particular neonic, imidacloprid, to the death of bees.' Please see petition too.
Chinese Scientists Just Admitted to Tweaking the Genes of Human Embryos for the First Time in History
Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, disease, Genetic Engineering )

Linda
- 1247 days ago - businessinsider.com
Chinese scientists have changed the DNA in 28 non-viable embryos, hoping that eventually the method will eliminate genetic diseases. Other scientists have expressed concerns that no one knows enough about the potential consequences yet,.
Science Organizations Say GMOs Not Proven Safe - National Food Safety - Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Safety, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 1433 days ago - examiner.com
The global scientific and medical-community consensus on genetic engineering is that the technique is not proven to be completely safe. The process of genetic engineering is not precise, and can result in the formation of novel proteins in food.
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 1474 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
Please Sign US Petition - Texas Label GMOs - Via Move On Petitions
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, US, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Industry, Health risks, Eco-system, Sustainablity, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1494 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Demand legislation to require the labelling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients and of all seeds that have been produced through genetic engineering, otherwise referred to as "GMO foods" or "GMOs". US action only.
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1499 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
GMO Bananas Arrive for First Test in Iowa - Via Natural Society
Science & Tech  (tags: Science and Technology, Genetic Engineering, GMO Bananas, GMOs, Genetically Modified Food, Humans, Health Risks, Food Industry, Safety issues, World )

Victoria
- 1517 days ago - naturalsociety.com
The GMO bananas were created at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Human trials are taking place but will they test properly for negative effects of GMOs or just Vitamin A levels?
GMO Bluegrass Is Unregulated, Unlabelled and Toxic - Via Organic Consumers Association
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Genetically modified organisms, Monsanto, GMO Contamination, Organic pasture, Wild Flowers, Organic Farming, Ecosytem, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1518 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Monsanto and Scotts are testing the first genetically engineered grass for both consumer and commercial use. Scotts Roundup Ready GMO Kentucky Bluegrass is unregulated, will not be labelled "GMO" contaminating organic pasture for cows. Global Petition.
Demand Proper Regulation of New Genetically Engineered Kentucky Blue Grass in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Kentucky Blue Grass, Environmental concerns, Ecosystem, Contamination, Plants, Safety, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1574 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this global petition to the Administrator of the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Properly, to regulate and conduct scientific research on the negative health effects of GM grass, produced by Scotts company.
 

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