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Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
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Blasting rodents with cell phone radiation increased cancer risk. Here’s why that means nothing for humans

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Last week the National Toxicology Program (NTP) issued an update on the results of the largest animal experiment to assess ...
There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

Forbes | 
Several days ago I wrote a column about the wrong-headed claim that glyphosate is a carcinogen and the huge number of tort ...
Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The Guardian published an article by Sam Levin and Carey Gillam [on October 7] about the “new era of cancer lawsuits ...
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Viewpoint: IARC’s defenders ignore cancer agency’s flawed research, conflicts of interest

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I woke up .... to find an article by Neil Pearce, a professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ...
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Can new IARC director bridge gap between controversial cancer agency and rest of scientific community?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A look at IARC’s recent record suggests that skepticism is in order ...
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Viewpoint: Devastating flu season reminds us about the danger of vaccine skepticism

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The 2017-2018 flu season is being called the worst since 2009 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and ...
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Viewpoint: From coffee to BPA to glyphosate, California activists misrepresent cancer risks

Forbes | 
Coffee is only the latest example of a trend that has become all too common. Activists who profess concern for ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s how activists manipulate cell phone cancer risk statistics to fool regulators

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Although some people argue that cell phone usage contributes to rising brain cancer rates, analysis of the data shows no ...
Glyphosate-gate: Policy and science implications of IARC's 'predetermined' cancer finding

Glyphosate-gate: Policy and science implications of IARC’s ‘predetermined’ cancer finding

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Where high-stakes issues involve powerful beliefs, financial reward and opportunities for advancement, neither individuals nor agencies can be assumed to ...
Male fertility likely declining, but we haven't figured out why

Male fertility likely declining, but we haven’t figured out why

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Studies tell us that difficult-to-measure male fertility has dipped in recent decades. But with many unknowns, we need to resist ...
Getting to the bottom of reports of declining male fertility

Getting to the bottom of reports of declining male fertility

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Studies suggest that western men are experiencing declining sperm counts. But more extensive research is needed to determine if it's ...
Are sperm counts declining? What's the role of 'endocrine disruptors'?

Are sperm counts declining? What’s the role of ‘endocrine disruptors’?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The science community is divided over whether reports of declining sperm counts in men is actually occurring. One explanation--exposure to ...
Geoffrey Kabat's 'Getting Risk Right' on science media and good vs. poor quality studies

Geoffrey Kabat’s ‘Getting Risk Right’ on science media and good vs. poor quality studies

In Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks...looking across the current landscape of environmental epidemiologic research and ...
Environmental health: Study linking chemicals and pollution to increased cancers misses mark

Environmental health: Study linking chemicals and pollution to increased cancers misses mark

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Albert Einstein epidemiologist: A hyped study found lung cancer in men DECREASES as environmental quality gets worse but there is ...
Is your sperm being zapped by chemicals in the environment?

Is your sperm being zapped by chemicals in the environment?

Forbes | 
Nick Kristof is an accomplished reporter...[but] when he ventures into issues relating to environmental exposures and their putative health effects, ...
Nature editorial ‘exploits public anxiety’ on endocrine disruptors

Nature editorial ‘exploits public anxiety’ on endocrine disruptors

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In December, the European Union member states will vote on proposed legislation to regulate endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Nature carried an editorial ...
IARC's reassessment of coffee illustrates problems with its process, messaging

IARC’s reassessment of coffee illustrates problems with its process, messaging

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . [B]y ...

Cell phone radiation study doesn’t prove cancer link

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Recently the National Toxicology Program ...
Is cancer moonshot really within reach?

Is cancer moonshot really within reach?

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In his seventh and ...

If peer review were a drug, it would never get on the market

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Hundreds of thousands of ...

IARC adds to ‘risk’ vs ‘hazard’ confusion

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. According to IARC’s own ...

WHO’s IARC erroneous classification of coffee as carcinogenic shows system broken

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The World Health Organizations’s ...
Ken Burns' cancer documentary a tour de force

Ken Burns’ cancer documentary a tour de force

Forbes | 
Forbes The 6-hour Ken Burns and Barak Goodman television documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” television documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of All ...
What are the implications of the 'bad luck' cancer study?

What are the implications of the ‘bad luck’ cancer study?

Forbes | 
It’s not every day that a scientific paper forces us to re-examine long-held views on a topic of great importance ...

Genetic and enviromental factors controling obesity epidemic are far from being decoded

Forbes | 
A number of recent articles by scientists involved in research on obesity make a pointed case that, in spite of ...

Pace of biomedical research not sustainable without funding changes

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In the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), four distinguished scientists make an urgent ...
Centenarian genetics: The search for longevity-enhancing biotech

Centenarian genetics: The search for longevity-enhancing biotech

Forbes | 
People who live past age 100 develop diseases at much later ages than the rest of us. Scientists are working ...