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Researchers are unlocking the mystery of autism’s origin. Yes, it’s mostly ‘in the genes,’ but what that means is one of many questions that remain to be answered.
Attacks on GMOs are often a proxy for criticisms of globalization, synthetic chemicals and what has come to be called ‘industrial’ or ‘corporate’ agriculture. But such critiques often ignore the efficiency of intensive farming and the devastating ecological impacts of organic, low-productivity food systems.
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"It’s so disappointing that they are so wrong on genetically modified organisms,” wrote Harvard microbiologist Kevin Bonham about UCS, reflecting the general concern among scientists that it simplistically criticizes conventional agriculture.
David Suzuki gained international fame from his science media shows. He's since become an environmental activist promoting chemophobia and anti-GMO views.