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‘Naturalistic fallacy’: Explaining anti-GMO—anti-vaccine ideological and financial links

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Both the anti-GMO movement and the anti-vaccine movement are predicated on the myth that "natural" is better. They also share ...
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Psychiatrists developing model to identify which mentally ill patients likely to become violent

It is certainly true that rates of violent crime are higher among the severely mentally ill than among the general ...
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US Right to Know’s Gary Ruskin linked to anti-science Russian ‘fake news’ site

[Editor's note: Alex Berezow is a senior fellow of biomedical science at the American Council on Science and Health.] RT is the ...
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Herzegovinians dethrone Dutch as tallest men in world

At a towering 183.8 cm (just over 6 feet tall), Dutch men are widely hailed as the tallest in the ...
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Did Cargill ruin its reputation with scientists, farmers with one #NonGMO tweet?

[Read the GLP profile of the Non-GMO project here.] Reputations are a funny thing. It takes years to build them ...
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Challenging Danny Hakim’s New York Times claim that Monsanto conspired to cover up glyphosate dangers

[Editor's note: Alex Berezow is a microbiologist and a senior fellow of biomedical science at the American Council on Science ...
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GM baker’s yeast could one day provide caffeine addicts with their next fix

The proliferation of coffee shops and energy drinks bears testimony to the fact that caffeine is in high demand. The ...
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American Council on Science and Health fact sheet in response to GMO, biotechnology critics

Recently, a concerned group of pro-science scholars contacted American Council on Science and Health because they wanted to counter the ...
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Technology-doubting postmodern academics undermine public acceptance of science

The backlash against modern technology is widespread: Protests against genetic engineering, vaccines, "chemicals," modern agriculture, neuroscience, nuclear power (and almost any ...
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‘March Against Monsanto’ now promoting anti-vaccine myths

The international protest "March Against Monsanto" (MAM) was never based on truth. The movement perpetuated myths about GMOs to demonize a company ...

Human hair may act as perfect support structure for growing nanoparticles

[Researchers have] demonstrated the use of human hair to grow catalytic nanoparticles (i.e., nanoparticles that are capable of carrying out chemical reactions). Why human hair? Nanoparticles, ...

Rachel Parent’s call to “teach the controversy” on GMOs echoes creationist attack on evolution

One of the latest contributions from [Huffington Post] . . .comes courtesy of self-described teenage "food safety activist" Rachel Parent. . . Her new article is ...

Losing genes may contribute to evolution just as much as gaining them

Traditionally, but incorrectly, an assumption exists that more complex organisms have larger genomes. As a result, biologists have tended to ...

Discovery of fire likely evolutionary boon for early humans

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. How and when did ...

What happens when we die? Microbes in your ‘necrobiome’ take over body

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What happens when we ...

Is Europe’s stance on GMOs selfish?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . .[A] very ...

Dolezal delusion: Scientists challenge claim there’s no biological basis to racial differences

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The saga of Rachel Dolezal, who recently resigned as president of the Spokane, Wash., chapter of the NAACP after it ...

In Yellowstone’s hot springs, biotechnology revolution was born

RealClearScience | 
Arguably, the most important enzyme ever discovered was found in a bacterium that lived in one of Yellowstone's hot springs ...

Letter to Dr. Oz: ‘Your rebuttal full of logical fallacies’

RealClearScience | 
Dear Dr. Oz, As a TV host, book author, and "America's Doctor," you hold a powerful and privileged position to ...
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CDC faced a nearly impossible balancing act with Ebola, and failed

USA Today | 
In an attempt to claim public concerns from turning into mass hysteria, the CDC made some major blunders--some medical and ...

Costco scares consumers about GM, yet most of its products contain GMOs

RealClearScience | 
Last week, just days after I wrote a very critical article skewering Whole Foods for lying to all of its customers about ...

Future of biotechnology, scientific research threatened by pro-organic misinformation campaigns

RealClearScience | 
The organic food market is estimated at $63 billion globally, with more than half of those sales occuring in the United States ...
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Genes matter: People marry mates with similar DNA but different immune systems

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DNA research suggests that the adage that opposites attract is off base when it comes to marriage. Humans pick spouses ...

30,000 year-old virus revived

RealClearScience | 
As a general rule-of-thumb, eukaryotic cells (e.g., amoebae or human body cells) are about 1,000 times bigger than bacteria, and ...

How does Human saliva compare to a Chimp’s?

RealClearScience | 
Humans (genus Homo) and chimpanzees and bonobos (genus Pan) share roughly 99% of their DNA. But that doesn't necessarily mean we share the same ...

Why do microbes kill some people but not others?

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Why do some horrible infectious diseases kill an unlucky few and ignore millions of others? Perhaps the most infamous example ...
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‘Three-parent’ embryos: US should follow UK’s example and prepare for approval

RealClearScience | 
The UK recently announced plans to approve "three parent" IVF techniques and both the United States and European Union should ...
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Stem cell therapy deserves a dose of skepticism

USA Today | 
Stem cells are at risk of becoming "the new snake oil peddled by 21st century charlatans" without better regulation and ...