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How do you ‘boost’ your body’s immune function in the fight against the coronavirus? Answer: You can’t

Steven Novella | 
The short answer to the question – how do you boost your immune system – is that you can’t. The ...

Viewpoint: Biologist Jerry Coyne challenges view that sex is ‘a spectrum⁠, not a binary’⁠—such claims ‘undermine public trust in science’

Jerry Coyne | 
As a biologist, I get especially irked at the repeated claim that sex in humans is “a spectrum, not a ...
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Malthusian inversion: Slowing population growth could mean cheaper food and a cleaner environment

Jayson Lusk | 
I’ve noticed several articles in the past few weeks talking about slowing or even falling population growth .... The richer ...

Consumers largely prefer ‘real’ beef, despite plant-based burger’s surging popularity, survey shows

Jayson Lusk | 
With all the news about Beyond Meat’s stock price and the rolling out of the Impossible Burger at Burger King, ...
Viewpoint: France commissions new glyphosate-cancer study to justify more weed killer regulations

Viewpoint: France commissions new glyphosate-cancer study to justify more weed killer regulations

Albert Amgar | 
After reading this article, I relay the following comment from the collective Science-Technologies-Action (STA): “At the request of the [French] ...
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Plant geneticist Kevin Folta: Scientific American’s rewritten anti-GMO article a ‘lesser abomination’

Kevin Folta | 
The Scientific American article about "dying broccoli" and "toxic corn" drew wide criticism for its unreferenced and outright false indictment ...

Viewpoint: Why GMOs? 1950s farming technology cannot feed the world in 2050

Up and down the aisles of the grocery store, there are an overwhelming number of packages that are labeled with ...
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Can we teach evolutionary biology without making students ‘choose between their faith and evolution’?

Mike Klymkowsky | 
Michael Reiss, a professor of science education at University College London and an Anglican Priest, suggests that “we need to ...
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Viewpoint: While Kind Bar debunks ‘healthy’ organic sugar claim, it promotes equally deceptive non-GMO labels

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
Dear Kind Bar: [On March 6] you delighted people in the agriculture and science communities. Clif Bar tried to shame ...
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Dear Anheuser-Busch, stop scaring people about alleged dangers of corn products to sell Bud Light

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
Anheuser-Busch caused quite a farm controversy with its Bud Light Super Bowl commercials. Remember, Bud Light bragged in those commercials ...
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Bioweapons research gets quiet OK from National Institutes of Health: Here’s why that could be ‘horrific’

Steven Salzberg | 
For more than a decade now, two scientists–one in the U.S. and one in the Netherlands–have been trying to create ...
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With lab-grown meat coming to our plates, will we be eating animals in 50 years?

Steven Novella | 
Climate change has altered the debate over the ethics of meat consumption, adding a new dimension that certainly changes the ...

Viewpoint: How ‘lazy journalists’ helped anti-pesticide biologist Tyrone Hayes needlessly scare the public

Myles Power | 
What do you do when....someone asks to see the raw data that your dubious claims are based on? This was ...

A look at the neglected ‘1%’ of biotech crops that slashed chemical use and boosted yields

Stuart Smyth | 
Last year on SAIFood we discussed the benefits of the four major genetically modified (GM) crops, canola, corn, cotton and ...
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Viewpoint: How monarch butterflies exposed the hypocrisy of anti-GMO Greenpeace

Myles Power | 
In the past, I have asked....two very silly sounding questions toward Greenpeace. Why do they like watermelons? And why do they like grapefruits? As ...
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A prominent report claims we must eat less meat to stay healthy. A prominent agriculture expert responds the evidence is ‘weak’, more values than science

Jayson Lusk | 
By now, I suspect many of you have seen the report by the EAT-Lancet Commission Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food ...

Viewpoint: Bipartisan opposition to GMOs driven more by activist ‘propaganda’ than politics

Steven Novella | 
I have written extensively about GMOs....because it is the subject about which the difference between public opinion and the opinion of ...
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Why DNA ethnicity results are so unreliable

Roberta Estes | 
Everyone who received DNA test kits during the holiday season has hopefully spit or swabbed and mailed and is now ...