[smd] NAI – Cycle 7 CAN – NNH13ZDA017C

NASA Astrobiology Institute – Cycle 7 Cooperative Agreement Notice General Information:                                                              CAN Release Date:                                                          September 23, 2013 Preproposal Conference:                                             September 30, 2013 Step-1 Proposal Due Date                                            November 4, 2013 Step-2 Proposals Due Date                                          January 31, 2014 The National Aeronautics and … Continue reading

Genetically Modified Foods (American Academy of Environmental Medicine)

There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health
effects. There is causation as defined by Hill’s Criteria in the areas of
strength of association, consistency, specificity, biological gradient, and
biological plausibility.5 The strength of association and consistency
between GM foods and disease is confirmed in several animal studies. …

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Doctors Warn: Avoid Genetically Modified Food (Spilling the Beans)

“There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health
effects. There is causation,”
as defined by recognized scientific criteria.
“The strength of association and consistency between GM foods and disease is
confirmed in several animal studies.” …

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New paradigm identifies gene responsible for acetaminophen-induced liver injury (FierceBiotech)

In this study, a team of researchers led by Dr. David Threadgill of North
Carolina State University utilized mouse genetics to aid the search for
candidate genes linked to acetaminophen-induced liver injury in humans. “We
approached the study from the perspective that drugs are used in very
heterogeneous patient populations, and that drug-induced toxicities are likely
the result of a person’s genetic makeup,” …

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Is genetics research the next big hobby? (FierceBioResearcher)

“Can genetics map onto electronics–is it ready to go into the garage shop in a
hobbyist sense?” said Church. “That’s the question she’s asking, and I think
that’s a very big, profound question… There seems to be a very deep and
growing curiosity about genetics that might dwarf electronics. No matter how
much we love our gadgets, we’re totally fascinated by our ancestry and health.” …

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