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Jun 212013
 

Originally broadcast on Against the Grain, KPFA 94.1 FM Wedensday, June 12, 2013 Download program audio (mp3, 48.38 Mbytes) Worried about genetically modified organisms, and GM food? Well, a number of scientists are pursuing the genetic modification of humans, altering DNA sequences that will be passed along to future generations. According to Stuart Newman, inheritable genetic engineering is deeply problematic; he argues that its proponents misunderstand the nature of living things and the process of [More]

Jun 212013
 
Podcast: Jim Thomas,  Becky McClain and Edward Hammon discuss synthetic biology on Before You Leap

BioBeware By the Center for Environmental Health Originally published by Before You Leap, the podcast of the Center for Environmental Health. We hear from Jim Thomas on the story of how the birth of modern synthetic chemistry began with the color purple and what this means for dealing with the risky new technology of synthetic biology. Also, Becky McClain, the first biological lab scientist to be injured on the job by a genetically engineered (GMO) [More]