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  • Science & Tech
    Web Wear: A New Coat Is Made From Biotech Spider Silk

    Performance clothes will never be the same. For the past three weeks, outdoor apparel maker The North Face and materials company...

    ORGANIC VIRALSApril 4, 2016
  • Science & Tech
    The Problem With GMO Labeling

    Congress passed the federal budget last week. One item that didn’t make it in was a last-minute rider that would have...

    ORGANIC VIRALSMarch 24, 2016
  • Science & Tech
    The GMO Corn Experiment

    Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been around since the early 1980s, and have proven popular enough with farmers that by 2004,...

    ORGANIC VIRALSMarch 24, 2016

The Future

  • The Future
    The Desktop Gene Machine

    The momentum of developments in bioengineering has left life scientists breathless. CRISPR, the gene editing tech that has been adopted almost...

    ORGANIC VIRALSMarch 24, 2016
  • The Future
    Quiz: How Long Will I Live?

    The following quiz, based on behaviors of the long-lived Seventh Day Adventists, is adapted from one created by Thomas Perls, a...

    ORGANIC VIRALSMarch 23, 2016
  • The Future
    Are We Ready For Designer Babies?

    The debate on how to regulate CRISPR heats up When Chinese researchers reported using a technique called CRISPR/Cas9 to edit the...

    ORGANIC VIRALSMarch 22, 2016