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Oxford zoologists: Insect decline studies could erode confidence in science if not held to rigorous standards

Global rates of insect decline will be very hard to measure. Conclusions regarding drivers and rates of declines can be ...
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From pesticide scare stories to insect ‘extinction,’ reporters are addicted to ‘pseudoscience,’ says science writer Matt Ridley

Three times in [February 2019], pseudo-science flew around the world before the scientific truth had got its boots on (as ...
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Claims of ‘insect armageddon’ based on ‘patchy, unrepresentative and piecemeal’ data, entomologists say

In 1828, a teenager named Charles Darwin opened a letter to his cousin with “I am dying by inches, from not having ...
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Does GMO corn increase crop yields? 21 years of data confirm it does—and provides substantial health benefits

While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, ...