Tagged: Genetics

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The Non-GMO Project is Actually Non-Science

The next time you take a trip to your local supermarket, look beyond the tasty snacks tempting you on every aisle. On some food products, you might notice a ‘Non-GMO Project Verified’ label with a butterfly graphic stamped onto the...

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How To Create Designer Babies

Making alterations to your genome – also known as gene editing – is all the rage these days. Recent breakthroughs in this field enable us to make precise changes in the DNA, giving rise to many medical possibilities. While this...

How To ‘Date’ A Dinosaur Fossil

No, not that kind of dating… Rather, ‘dating’ a dinosaur bone dug out of the ground involves a series of processes that allow us to estimate just how long the thing had stuck around on this Earth. This helps us...