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Another study finds glyphosate herbicide kills tumor cells. Is the much-maligned weedkiller a cancer fighter?

If Roundup or one of its ingredients turns out to be an effective cancer treatment, it would be a stunning ...
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Conspiracy promoter Mike ‘Health Ranger’ Adams built online disinformation Natural News online empire that subverts science, report finds

Alternative health guru and conspiracy theorist Mike Adams, founder of the popular website Natural News, has been identified as the ...
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Viewpoint: There’s no such thing as a ‘GMO,’ and the history of potatoes illustrates why the term is ‘nonsensical’

The expression “genetically modified organisms” (“GMOs”) is not only void of scientific value, but has negative effects on agricultural progress ...
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GMO and gene-edited biofortified crops weaken case for organic agriculture

A new lineup of GMO and gene-edited crops with nutrient content organic growers simply can't replicate ...
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Viewpoint: How the ‘Food Justice’ movement reinforces inequality while doing little to improve health outcomes

It’s not clear what concept of justice this activism actually serves ...
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Viewpoint: Farm to Fork failure—How Europe’s ‘obsession’ with organics undermines the global sustainable farming movement

Europe’s quest to confront climate change and achieve carbon neutrality is being undermined by “Big Ag”? That’s not my claim. It’s the ...
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Why SARS disappeared in 2003 while the coronavirus keeps on spreading

The unusual cases of pneumonia began to appear in midwinter, in China. The cause, researchers would later learn, was a ...
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‘No change in insect population sizes’: Massive North American study challenges ‘insect apocalypse’ claims

In recent years, the notion of an insect apocalypse has become a hot topic in the conservation science community and has ...
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In effort to block Philippines’ GMO Golden Rice, activists falsely link nutrition-enhanced staple to COVID

Anti-biotech groups in the Philippines are trying to link the COVID-19 pandemic to Golden Rice as part of a week-long ...
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Viewpoint: Fast-growing GMO salmon poised to hit US stores in 2020, but why did it take 30 years?

In a few months, the first transgenic (GMO) salmon will be sold in the US, produced in an AquaBounty farms ...
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Re-energized anti-vaccine activism is growing on the right and winning the social media battle to discredit coming coronavirus treatments

What does an antivaxxer and a far-right activist have in common? If the thought of someone who opposes vaccines brings ...
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Who is most vulnerable by age and race to die from COVID-19?

While coronavirus is obviously concerning and a very real threat to some people (namely, the elderly and immunocompromised), these data ...
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A precautionary tale of COVID and GMO pseudoscience

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, it’s sparked numerous conspiracy theories that are often spread by extreme right and “alternative” medicine ...
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Viewpoint: Irrational pesticide fears discourage produce consumption and increase cancer risk

Fostering fear doesn't help us eat healthier ...
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75 reasons why vaccines are needed and deniers are dangerous

If you are reading this, chances are that you repeated an anti-vaccine myth or said you weren't vaccinating your children, ...
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Eerily similar? Examining fates of the rich and poor during COVID-19 and 14th century Black Death pandemics

We're seeing this happen all over again with coronavirus ...
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How a rare bird and the coronavirus remind us that our safety depends on science—not wishful thinking

There are worse places to spend a COVID-19 lockdown than next to a sanctuary with one of the world’s rarest ...
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Viewpoint: CRISPR crop revolution provides counterpunch to ‘misinformation’ promoted by anti-GMO campaigners

Gene-edited crops usually can't be distinguished from conventionally-bred varieties. Opponents of NBTs may never comprehend this basic lesson of plant ...