Journalists like Eric Lipton need to recognize where the real danger lies.
Keith Kloor, science blogger at Discover, has sparked an intriguing debate about the use of the term “anti-science” to describe vaccine opponents and anti-GMO activists. Does it really make sense and advance the cause of encouraging a more contextualized debate about how we frame issues?
The blog “10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health” is now a fixture on cyberspace. A scientist takes a hard look at the claims and finds the “studies” tell a different story than anti-biotech activists promote.
Oscar-nominated director talks with the Genetic Literacy Project about the reaction his documentary has received, both from GMO critics and those supportive of agricultural biotechnology.
“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.