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Can psychology explain strident opposition by some to GMOs?

Can psychology explain strident opposition by some to GMOs?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Strident opponents of crop biotechnology often claim that they can actually taste the difference between foods with genetically modified ingredients ...
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National Resource Defense Council reverses course, acknowledges ‘factory farms’ do not overuse antibiotics

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Advocacy groups often claim antibiotic use on 'factory farms' is soaring, hurting animals and even humans who are developing resistance ...
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Beware of the biomedical industrial complex

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Dr. Steve McKnight, President of the American Society For Biochemistry And Molecular Biology, has written an article that must be as ...

Technology-based agriculture in Africa could lower carbon pollution as farming expands

Federalist | 
Hank Campbell, editor of Science 2.0, summarizes a new study that looks at land use and carbon footprint for agriculture in ...

Would you trust science or a yogic flying instructor with your food?

Science 2.0 | 
Professional forester and writer Norm Benson recently got a healthy dose of anti-science environmentalism, because he wrote an article endorsing a ...

California GMO labeling more about politicization of science

Science 2.0 | 
California State Sen. Noreen Evans wants any food that contains a genetically modified ingredient to have a special label declaring it - ...

Backdoor effort in Washington State to label, stigmatize GM salmon

Science 2.0 | 
House Bill 2143 says consumers have the right to know exactly what kind of fish they are getting thrown at ...

Are organic farmers over-using pesticides?

Science 2.0 | 
If you think you don't need to wash organic food before you eat it, I think you need a sanity ...

GMOs don’t hurt anyone, but opposing them does

Science 2.0 | 
How do you demonize scientists who added 3 genes to the 30,000 in rice in order to stop vitamin A ...

Anti-GMO European farmers ignore science in favor of superstition— or so they say

Science 2.0 | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Next month, the US and Europe would like to make some progress in tearing ...
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California’s activist court rules that GM alfalfa is not a pest

Science 2.0 | 
Despite a track record spotted with anti-science activist positions, California's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court's determination ...

Will GM tech save coffee in the face of climate change?

Science 2.0 | 
The following is an excerpt. Some hysterical types are worried that because the industry has focused on one particular genetically ...

Eco-feminist says farmers who use GMOs are like rapists

Science 2.0 | 
Dr. Vandana Shiva, eco-feminist - whatever that means - philosopher and environmental activist does not like that Mark Lynas has changed ...

What Democrats can learn from reformed anti-GMO activist Mark Lynas

Science 2.0 | 
 British environmentalist Mark Lynas was an early advocate against GMOs and, as he tells it, that meant he was an ...

Organic farmers condemn scientific method

Science 2.0 | 
If you don't believe in miracles like that organic produce is nutritionally superior or that you can taste GMOs in ...
Science 2.0 founder Hank Campbell responds to Neo-eugenics

Science 2.0 founder Hank Campbell responds to Neo-eugenics

Science 2.0 | 
Eugenics is attempting a 21st-century comeback. This has a lot of people scared. But it also has a lot of ...

Eugenics reconsidered

Science 2.0 | 
Eugenics was embraced and even promoted by progressives 100 years ago as a tool to make the world a better ...
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GMOs won’t kill you, but that organic cupcake might

Being Human | 
With the level of scrutiny that goes into genetic modifications versus the level of scrutiny in the organic food industry, ...

Eugenics 2012: Genetically engineering babies a moral obligation?

Science 2.0 | 
Both eugenics and social Darwinism had their moments in their sun, the optimistic goal of progressive techno-elites 100 years ago ...

Prop. 37 is about language, not concept, says GM supporter

Science 2.0 | 
People who are either clueless or shills for anti-science hysteria insist 'something is better than nothing' when it comes to ...

GMOs: Is food science growing up in Europe as America goes backwards?

Science 2.0 | 
For more than a decade, Europe has been as anti-science as can be imagined regarding genetically modified organisms — consumer ...
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Anti-GM ‘ambulance chasers’ poised to enter ‘litigation heaven’ if Prop 37 passes

Science 2.0 | 
The American Medical Association agrees with the USDA and wrote two months ago, "There is no scientific justification for special ...

Sea creature called lancelet’s genetic mistake was a big win for humans

Science 2.0 | 
How did we arrive where we are? A dainty, quill-like sea creature called a lancelet provides the best evidence that ...
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