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We now have a weapon that could wipe out one of the world’s biggest killers

The deadliest organism on the planet rides in mosquito bellies and kills more than 400,000 people every year. Though we’ve cut malaria deaths by half since 2000, there is a long way to go.  401 more words

China plans to clone everything from beef cattle to the family dog in this giant factory

A fast-growing Chinese biotechnology company is to build a cloning factory to copy dogs, cows, racing horses, non-human primates, and other animals, state news agency Xinhua… 383 more words

Genetically Engineered Insects

The directed transfer of genes and DNA through genetic engineering from one organism to another has been accomplished in viruses, bacteria, fungi, plants, animals and insects. 447 more words

Genetic Engineering

FDA Approves the First Genetically Engineered Animal for Food Use

In case you don’t get email updates from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the administration announced today that genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon is as safe to eat as non-genetically engineered salmon. 451 more words

Seeing the news about genetically modified salmon had me ridiculously excited and then this morning I saw the news about the discovery of the possibility for trans-women to have the ability to conceive children… 335 more words


Elf In Real Life: Drones, Romanticism, and Frankenfish

This was a horrible week to be an elf.

DemocracyNow! reported this week on video game skills used for military drones. Apparently games are raising the youth to be combat-trained for killing people. 559 more words

"Resident Alien" Pre-Order!

One of the biggest milestones in getting a book out there is seeing it come up for pre-order on various sites. Resident Alien is now on Amazon! 225 more words