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Reasonable discourse exists in GMO labeling debate

Science 2.0 | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. With the Vermont [GMO ...

Coca-Cola reportedly pulling products from VT over GMO labeling law

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Vermont’s somewhat capricious GMO ...
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GMO fish can help feed the world sustainably

San Diego Union-Tribune | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . [E]nvironmental ...
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Why we should be concerned that WHO’s IARC reversed course on coffee’s carcinogenicity

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The World Health Organization’s ...
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Varroa mites again implicated in bee losses

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Bee Informed Partnership ...
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Do process food labels help or harm consumers?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Process food labels have become ubiquitous- organic, natural, shade grown-but is this explosion of information actually good for the consumer? ...
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Why some activists want labels for GMOs but not for pesticides used by organic farmers

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. I was on Michael ...

Campbells GMO labels are brilliant marketing strategy

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Campbell Soup Co. . ...
Most people aren't farmers, easily scared by spin about GMOs, modern agriculture

Most people aren’t farmers, easily scared by spin about GMOs, modern agriculture

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Modern farming is remote. Though ...

As organic moves into ordinary grocery stores will it lose elite, trendy cachet?

Science 2.0 | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. If you prefer an ...

Kashi cereal has Non-GMO label–and glyphosate residue

Science 2.0 | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Not only does organic ...
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DuPont closes Kauai operations under pressure from anti-GMO activists

Science 2.0 | 
DuPont Pioneer, the seed company that sells corn, sorghum, alfalfa, etc. and was considering expanding Kaua'i operations just a few ...

Multidisciplinary approach to biological research most valuable to health

Science 2.0 | 
Mitochondria are, basically, kind of weird, and that is because they contain puzzles and inconsistencies left over after billions of ...
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Christopher Nolan, Twitter and the future of memory

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Memory becomes something of a luxury when the information is easy to recall. They can find a way to do ...
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Political views dictate what science issues receive the most attention

Science 2.0 | 
In American scientization of politics culture, evolution acceptance is a big deal, as is climate change. Yet other science acceptance ...
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How activists planned assault on neonics (and bees)

Science 2.0 | 
Imagine a scenario where a group of people get together to frame the debate about science and even set out ...
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Center for Science in the Public Interest: If you eat these 10 things, you are a bad person

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Given its track record of embracing fads and promoting questionable health solutions, it's often better to do exactly the opposite ...

Big ag boom – organic food soon to double in revenue

In 2010, organic food was a $57 billion a year business. Certainly not the quaint, non-corporate boutique operation portrayed in ...
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Science as profane: What superstition of 1752 and 2014 share in common

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Today, the Frankenstein story is invoked in exactly the opposite way that Shelley wrote it - it is invoked as ...
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How to sell a toxic pesticide the smart way–call it organic

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Puzzled about how organic pesticides and synthetic ones have such a different perception among Whole Foods shoppers? Here is an ...
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US Ebola hysteria and money pit highlight lack of resources to confront diseases that kill far more people

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The Ebola hysteria underscores how frenzy rather than need drives government responses and resources. Listeria is a disease that's not ...
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An end to fat shaming? The 50 year DNA mystery of metabolic dysfunction may soon be solved

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Eat all of the pizza you want? Unlikely, but some people do have a biological disadvantage when it comes to ...
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Mutagenesis: One way Europeans wish it was 1936 again

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Want to use ionizing radiation and mutagenic chemicals to create herbicide-resistant crops without the messy GMO protests? Mutagenesis is the ...
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Why random walks in evolution lead to the same place–and why biotechnology opponents should take note

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A recent study found that evolution is not as random and chaotic as critics of biology like to contend. In ...
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If not for the NIH, we might have an Ebola vaccine

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Because it is election season, government-funded academia and science media have been claiming that politics can be blamed for the ...
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Is organic agriculture leading to an increase in antibiotic resistance?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Conventional agriculture is under attack by organic and anti-GMO activists for contributing to antibiotic resistance as the result of animals ...
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Peer review on controversial science issues letting all of us down

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There have been a slew of reports raising questions about the reproducibility of peer reviewed studies. But there is another ...
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Is ‘Frankenbacteria’ our best hope to defeat future bioterrorism?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Bioterrorism is terror by science, the intentional release of toxins, bacteria or toxins to cause illness, death and panic. When ...
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