Genetic Research

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016: Tax Evasion
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Employing a network of accountants, tax lawyers, corporate shells, tax havens, secret bank accounts, and other methods, the 1% have become extremely adept at evading even the low rates of taxation the...

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Seeds of Diversity
Seeds of Diversity is a non-profit network of gardeners and farmers, promoting biodiversity of food crops through conservation, documentation, and use of open-pollinated plants. Through our magazine, ...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate a...
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the w...

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Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA
McKie, Robin
2013
A US biotech company is fighting to protect the patents it took out on a test for a cancer-causing gene. Scientists say a win for the firm would set back a growing ability to detect diseases.
Genes of Most Ashkenazi Jews Trace Back To Indigenous Europe, Not Middle East
Mientka, Matthew
2015
A genetic study of Ashkenazi Jews shows a "whiter" heritage drawn more from prehistoric Europe than from the Levant, home to the modern state of Israel.
History of genetics
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Maps of Britain and Ireland's ancient tribes, kingdoms and dna
Rimmer, Sandra
2016
Looks into the various territories and DNA evidence in Britan and Ireland and analyzes maps of these territories.
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
The PLOS mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Everything that we publish is open-access – freely available online for anyone...
The race debate: nothing to do with race
Malik, Kenan
2008
Genetic differences are not the same as racial differences. Race divides human beings into a small set of discrete groups, defined usually by skin colour, appearance, or descent, sees each group as po...
Upper Palaeolithic Siberian genome reveals dual ancestry of Native Americans
Raghavan, Maanasa, Skoglund, Pontus, et. al.
2013
Our findings reveal that western Eurasian genetic signatures in modern-day Native Americans derive not only from post-Columbian admixture, as commonly thought, but also from a mixed ancestry of the Fi...