Trisha Riley

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Understanding the Genetics of Disease in Your Dog

Many people have misconceptions about genetic terms and what these terms mean related to the inheritance of a health issue in a dog, a family of dogs …

The Real Costs of Genetic Testing

I recently overheard two people discussing the cost of raising a dog and genetic testing came up. One comment was: “Do you want to pay now for a …

Before You Buy Your Puppy - Educate Yourself!

Before buying a puppy, there are many things that the careful and wise buyer wants to educate themselves about in order to have the best experience …

Importance of Canine Genetic testing anytime you breed

Many people with a "cute little dog" who are going to breed it to their friend's "cute little dog" and sell the puppies will say, "I don't need to do …

Unusual dog is a genetic fluke -- and internet star

Updated:Monday, April 30 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-04-30 23:24:40 GMT<p>SeaWorld San Diego and WILDCOAST have joined forces in a new partnership to enhance …

What science tells us about the safety of genetically modified foods

GMO foods are safe to eat, but they pose challenges in the environment.<p>Many aspects of modern technology make people a bit uneasy, but genetically …

Scientists Find New Genetic Link For Autism And Schizophrenia

Despite all the years of research that have gone into them, cognitive conditions like autism and schizophrenia are still largely a mystery. Here's …

Open-source GMOs to fight climate change and take down Monsanto.

<i>This article arises from Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, the New America Foundation, and Slate. On July 25, Future</i> …

How to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods -- And Take Your Power Back

"Saruman believes that it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I've found. I've found it is the small things, everyday deeds of ordinary folk, that keeps the darkness at bay..." -- J.R.R. Tolkien, <i>The Hobbit</i><p>Despite the fact that over 90 percent of people want …

Are Un-Labeled Genetically Modified Foods Already in Circulation?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Ali Partovi, Internet entrepreneur; Food & ag lover</i><p>(I'm addressing GMO foods, meaning genetically-modified organisms engineered via transgenic splicing of DNA -- as opposed to modification via breeding, which is not controversial).<p>Q. Are …

Autism And Genetics: It's Complicated

The latest news in autism and genetics, courtesy of Laura Blue writing at Time Healthland:<p>In one of the largest-ever studies of genetics and autism, researchers have identified 24 new gene variants associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The work also confirms that 31 variants previously …

Nine Things You Should Know About Genetically Modified Organisms

By 2018 you’ll know exactly whether or not your favorite products at Whole Foods have undergone genetic alteration. But when the time comes, should …

Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Taken On By Congress In Right-To-Know Act

On Wednesday, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced bills to the Senate and House of Representatives that would require food manufacturers to clearly label any product containing genetically engineered ingredients -- or risk having that product classified …

Chipotle to start labeling all genetically modified ingredients

The Mexican food chain has begun labeling all the ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and has become the first US …

Ben & Jerry's Will Stop Using Genetically-Modified Ingredients, Company Says

Ben & Jerry's is removing a controversial ingredient from its ice cream: Genetically-modified organisms.<p>As of now, only 80% of Ben & Jerry's ingredients are sourced non-GMO, according to the ice cream maker. But by the end of the year, the company aims to completely phase out genetically modified …