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Why all the COVID-induced blood clots, strokes and heart attacks? The coronavirus may be a blood vessel disease rather than a respiratory affliction

Dana Smith | 
In April, blood clots emerged as one of the many mysterious symptoms attributed to Covid-19, a disease that had initially ...
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Coronavirus pandemic slows booming sales of plant-based meat

Paul Shapiro | 
No doubt about it: makers of plant-based meat are experiencing blockbuster growth during the pandemic for a variety of reasons ...
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Viewpoint: The real ‘dirty dozen’? 12 organic foods that could make you sick in 2020

Stephan Neidenbach | 
It is that time of year again. The Environmental Working Group put out their annual list of food it considers ...
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Viewpoint: Human ‘evolutionary changes’ inevitable from pandemics

Angela Meredith | 
We all know that viruses are living organisms that can evolve and change, but did you also know that they ...
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Infographic: Buying time: What we gain from strong coronavirus measures, including suppression strategies

Tomas Pueyo | 
Summary of the article: Strong coronavirus measures today should only last a few weeks, there shouldn’t be a big peak ...
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Low-calorie sweeteners ‘poison’ for expecting mothers? Epidemiologist says that’s unlikely

Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz | 
News sources around the globe have been calling out warnings about a new study that appears to have shown that ...
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Why it may not be ‘screen time’ that’s stunting development of kids’ brains

Dana Smith | 
A new study links young children’s screen time with changes in the brain and slower language development. But parents, before ...
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Viewpoint: Why agroecology alone won’t boost sustainable farming in the developing world

Margaret Zeigler | 
Global farmers must not only feed ten billion people by 2050 but do so while lowering agricultural greenhouse gas emissions ...
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Exploring the biotechnology revolution in food and medicine

Biotechnology develops cellular and bimolecular processes to create products that will make our lives easier .... Today, biotechnology fights against ...
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Monsanto, GMOs and journalism ethics: Science writer Tamar Haspel responds to HuffPost attack on her work

Tamar Haspel | 
[On August 6], HuffPost published a hit piece about me. It was about conflicts of interest, and I think it’s ...
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New migraine treatments a game changer for some patients

Laura Entis | 
Chronic migraine disorder, which a neurologist diagnosed [Michelle] Tracy with shortly after her initial ER visit, is defined as having ...

Glyphosate-tainted burgers? Impossible Foods rebuffs Moms Across America’s latest anti-GMO campaign

Rachel Konrad | 
“Moms Across America” has escalated a year-long campaign against Impossible Foods to push its anti-vaccine, anti-GMO agenda to anyone gullible ...
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Expensive is healthier? How premium organic food prices mislead shoppers

Susan Robertson | 
Organic food and organic farming have a really strong association with being “better.” But not everyone means the same thing ...
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Viewpoint: Roundup on trial—speculative glyphosate-cancer lawsuits based on ‘junk science’

Michael Stiles | 
“The art of junk science is to brush away just enough detail to reach desired conclusions, while preserving enough to ...

Union of Concerned Scientists, Ricardo Salvador mulled endorsing anti-GMO campaign in exchange for contributions, violating UCS’ ethics policy

Stephan Neidenbach | 
In a response to anti-GMO campaigners requesting endorsement, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) promised to look into it in ...
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Bayer lawsuit: Here’s how plaintiffs in next Roundup trial will try to show glyphosate causes cancer

Michael Stiles | 
A late March start date is scheduled for a California state court trial of plaintiffs, Alva and Alberta Pilliod, against ...

Viewpoint: Clif Bar is ‘concern trolling’ competition with its organic food propaganda

Stephan Neidenbach | 
Clif Bar published an open letter [March 6] to their “largest competitor” in the New York Times. The letter asks the CEO ...

Plant geneticist Kevin Folta: University of California-San Francisco teams with anti-biotech activists attacking independent scientists

Kevin Folta | 
The University of California at San Francisco has compiled a database of documents claimed to shine a bright light on ...

Despite controversial new study, there’s still no evidence Monsanto’s Roundup causes cancer, epidemiologist says

Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz | 
News stories have exploded recently.... screaming that glyphosate [the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup] is a cancer-causing evil that causes a 41% increase in people ...
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Viewpoint: Bernie Sanders’ views on alternative medicine and GMOs highlight troubling embrace of pseudoscience

Stephen Neidenbach | 
At 76 years old many assumed that 2016 would be the last time Bernie Sanders would run for office. The ...
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Viewpoint: How the Organic Trade Association flunked Science 101—No, organics are not ‘chemical free’

Stephan Neidenbach | 
I recently had an encounter on Twitter with the CEO of the Organic Trade Association (OTA), Laura Batcha. The OTA ...
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Could open source indoor farming help us feed 10 billion people?

Corby Kummer | 
Paul Gauthier, a plant physiologist at Princeton University, took a short drive up the New Jersey Turnpike to try to ...
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GMO crops and herbicides: A ‘win-win’ for farmers and the environment, plant scientist Wayne Parrott says

Wayne Parrott | 
A fertile soil is a microbial wonderland .... a tiny ecosystem too small to see with our eyes. Yet, the ...

Viewpoint: DNA fitness test claims are ‘misleading’

Markham Heid | 
The sales pitch is compelling: By revealing the secrets locked inside your DNA, genetic testing can optimize your workout gains ...
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This mom and gardener doesn’t fear glyphosate—and says we shouldn’t either

Amber Boas | 
One of the perpetual battles I’m fighting these days is countering the misinformation about pesticides that gardeners like me responsibly ...
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Plant scientist Kevin Folta: Claims about glyphosate in orange juice are ‘brilliantly devious’

Kevin Folta | 
Since 2013 the science communication community and wacky food activists learned something important — you can fill a table with creepy numbers, ...
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Why are strawberries so big? The genetics behind ‘up-sizing’ fruits and vegetables

Celine Caseys | 
Once upon a time, there was a land where food was not guaranteed everyday. Children were searching woods to pick ...
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Chasing the mysterious polio-like disorder striking children

Bryson Masse | 
A runny nose or cough are normal symptoms during the fall, but this year doctors in the United States and ...