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Most of our DNA is not Functional

The human genome consists of six billions rungs of DNA – but how much of this DNA is actually doing anything important? Two years ago research emerged that suggested that…

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10 GMO Foods to Stay Away From

Genetically modified foods (GMO foods) have been shown to cause harm to humans, animals, and the environment, and despite growing opposition, more and more foods continue to be genetically altered….

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Emissions in Traded Meat

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from…

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Mapping Emotions in the Human Body

Many years ago, I was in Brussels, Belgium, spending a day interviewing with a series of prospective internships. I frantically rehearsed my resume bullet points—in English and French—as I tried…

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Effects of GMO Foods

Corporations that support GMO’s are spending over $20 million to stop the state of Oregon from labeling GMO products – and for good reason. Recent studies have demonstrated that GMO’s…