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Obesity paradox explained? Why muscle mass may reduce risk of death

Ross Pomeroy | 
Nearly twenty years ago, researchers began noticing a curious paradox in health-focused studies: despite common wisdom that being overweight or obese is ...
Viewpoint: Biggest 'bee apocalypse' myth? There isn't one

Viewpoint: Biggest ‘bee apocalypse’ myth? There isn’t one

Ross Pomeroy | 
[D]espite panicked claims of an apocalypse, managed honeybee colonies in the United States have actually been rising since 2008. In fact, as of ...
Why Alzheimer’s patients have abnormal gut bacteria

Why Alzheimer’s patients have abnormal gut bacteria

Ross Pomeroy | 
People suffering from Alzheimer's disease have altered gut bacteria, a new study published in Scientific Reports shows. ... A team of researchers primarily ...
Alternative medicine can kill you

Alternative medicine can kill you

Ross Pomeroy | 
Chiropractic, homeopathy, acupuncture, juice diets, and other forms of unproven alternative medicine cannot cure cancer, no matter what some quacks ...
Could all those cups of coffee be causing infertility in men?

Could all those cups of coffee be causing infertility in men?

Ross Pomeroy | 
Caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive drug in the world. Hundreds of millions of people are technically junkies, imbibing ...
Treadmill requires 15% more effort to be as effective as outdoor running

Treadmill requires 15% more effort to be as effective as outdoor running

Ross Pomeroy | 
Do you get a better workout on a treadmill or outdoors? Now, a team of French and Italian researchers has ...
Animal research rarely replicates in humans—So why does the media hype these studies?

Animal research rarely replicates in humans—So why does the media hype these studies?

Ross Pomeroy | 
Last year, I F*%king Love Science blared a headline sure to pique the interest of any alcohol imbiber: "Beer Hops May ...
How 'chemophobia' links Food Babe to Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring'

How ‘chemophobia’ links Food Babe to Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’

Ross Pomeroy | 
Over fifty-four years since it was first published, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring remains a divisive book. The exposé led to ...
5 advancements that could enhance human performance

5 advancements that could enhance human performance

Rob Tracinski | 
The concept of human augmentation, which is also called human performance enhancement or HPE, tends not to receive much attention ...
Despite what Disney movies want us to believe, opposites don't usually attract

Despite what Disney movies want us to believe, opposites don’t usually attract

Viren Swami | 
[T]he idea that opposites attract has completely saturated the film industry...In fact, one study found that almost 80% of us ...

U.S. Right to Know rated #1 in junk science for 2015

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In January, an anti-GMO ...