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Anti-GMO Activists Misuse Open Records Requests to Harass Scientists

Anti-GMO Activists Misuse Open Records Requests to Harass Scientists

Kevin Folta, a plant molecular biologist with the University of Florida’s (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), became the target of a sweeping public records request from US Right to Know, an activist group that seeks to expose what it calls “the failures of the corporate food system,”

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Study Pinpoints Genetic Mechanism for Obesity

Study Pinpoints Genetic Mechanism for Obesity

Nearly half of all Europeans are genetically predisposed to obesity. A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine by an international team of researchers, took seven years and cost more than a million dollars.

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Get Ilia Stambler’s book, “A History of Life-extensionism in the Twentieth Century”, for Free

Get Ilia Stambler’s book, “A History of Life-extensionism in the Twentieth Century”, for Free

Ilia Stambler’s book,  “A History of Life-extensionism in the Twentieth Century” –  is now freely available from his site, in html and pdf formats for a limited time only. The paper book also has been reduced in price to make it more available for placing at university and community libraries, from Amazon. Illia writes, “I hope this book will provide a valuable resource on life-extensi...

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Review: Rejuvenation Biotech Conference

Review: Rejuvenation Biotech Conference

Fifteen years ago, Aubrey de Grey organized the first SENS roundtable–Strategies for Engineering Negligible Senescence. It was a small group of out-of-the-box thinkers, heretics who talked about attacking head-on the idea that aging is just part of the human condition, looking for medical (and beyond-medical) treatments that would restore strength, stamina, and alertness, and lower the risk of al...

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