Megan Bottermuller

16 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @botterml | Keep up with Megan Bottermuller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Megan Bottermuller”

Everything You HAVE TO KNOW about Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods

Studies link genetically modified organisms (GMOs) with toxins, allergies, infertility, infant mortality, immune dysfunction, stunted growth, …

Russia halts imports of GMO corn after cancer study

<b>(Wikimedia/Achim Raschka)</b><p>Scientists will review French findings that Monsanto’s product causes tumors<p>Natasha Lennard<p>September 26, 2012 12:23pm (UTC)<p>Russia has suspended imports of Monsanto's genetically-modified corn in light of a French study which linked the crops to cancer.<p>Agence France-Presse …

What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Food

Myths and facts about health, corruption, and saving the world<p><i>The facts about health, corruption, and saving the world</i><p>Hamblin<p>American farmers started growing genetically engineered (GE) crops (which are also commonly referred to as "GMOs") in 1996, and now plant 165 million acres annually. Food …

Breast cancer researchers identify genetic 'switch'

Queensland scientists have identified a genetic "switch" that indicates whether breast cancer is aggressive and likely to spread.<p>The discovery may provide a clearer prognosis for breast cancer patients and pave the way for new treatments.<p>Teams from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and the …

Investigating the real science behind genetically-modified salmon

Though more than 275,000 US farms already harvest some kind of genetically-modified produce, such as soy and corn, having a modified animal for dinner has never been an option.<p>Until now. Genetically-modified salmon are poised to become the first genetically-modified meat protein legally approved …

The Latest on Genetic Testing

How much can you learn from prenatal genetic testing? We went to the experts to find out.<p>There are a few different categories of genetic testing that parents should know about, says Ellen Simpson, Ph.D., a genetics counselor in the prenatal diagnostic center at the University of California, San …

Meet the First Baby Born After Genetic Embryo Screening

What makes Connor Levy, a baby born on May 18, special is that his genome was sequenced for abnormalities before he was born — meaning the doctors …

23andMe Has New Personal Genetics Pitch From Arnold N.Y.

Better to know your genetic fate or not? In a campaign breaking this week for 23andMe, a California-based personal genetics company, Arnold New York …