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Irrational fears of food irradiation still peddled by ‘environmental’ activists

Irrational fears of food irradiation still peddled by ‘environmental’ activists

Richard Williams | LinkedIn | 
There is a lot of misunderstanding of the sciences involving food, including genetic engineering, pesticide risks, and the idea that ...
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Personalized medicine and precision nutrition: Biases distort how individuals respond to health risks

Richard Williams | LinkedIn | 
Some people fear sharks more than cars, although the probability of dying in a car is over 30,000 times higher. And ...
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Viewpoint: How hazard-designation agency WHO’s IARC—International Agency for Research on Cancer—misleads regulators and the public

Richard Williams | LinkedIn | 
[W]ood dust, solar radiation (the sun), soot, very hot beverages, night shift work and Ginko biloba… can give you cancer ...
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Could success of Europe’s only cultivated GMO crop help ease public fear of biotechnology?

Lieselot Bertho | LinkedIn | 
Within the spirit of breaking the taboo around [GMOs], we had decided to start working on a manuscript a few ...
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‘Bad stuff is just easier to believe’: Why GMO disinformation captures consumer attention

Cami Ryan | LinkedIn | 
A couple of years ago, a former company data scientist and I tapped into our common fascination with social networks ...

Monsanto’s Robb Fraley invites Neil Young to tour company

Robb Fraley | LinkedIn | 
I believe that Neil Young has a heart of gold. The singer/songwriter has been one of my favorite artists ever ...

South African anti-GMO activists hide fact drought-tolerant maize would be royalty-free

Daniel Kamanga | LinkedIn | 
The narrative of a poor hungry Africa makes good TV (does it?). The paradox is that for many Africans, drought ...

Resolve to be good to your genes in 2014

Deepak Chopra, Rudolph Tanzi | LinkedIn | 
The New Year occasions all kinds of resolutions (which only 8% of people keep, according to Forbes magazine), but almost ...
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