Mark Torres

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Frontlines of Climate Change: Florida Leaders Take Action on Sea Level Rise | World Resources Institute

While leaders in Washington, D.C. grapple with a potential national economic crisis, in Florida, mayors and citizens are taking action—on climate …

South Florida prepares for higher sea levels

A battle plan for an anticipated assault by seawater has been drafted by four South Florida counties, attempting to protect one of the nation's most …

Superweeds: A Long-Predicted Problem for GM Crops Has Arrived

<i>After a decade of intensive genetically modified plant cultivation, weeds have emerged that are resistant to the most popular herbicide.</i><p>The industry is pressing the U.S. and Canadian governments to approve GM corn engineered to resist 2,4-D.<p>Remember 2,4-D? It was the principal ingredient in Agent …

Hidden burden: Most people carry recessive disease mutations

Humans carry an average of one to two mutations per person that can cause severe genetic disorders or prenatal death when two copies of the same …

Genetics