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There is a lot of misinformation about COVID, the available vaccines and their effectiveness. These 7 insights will help clear that up.

There is a lot of misinformation about COVID, the available vaccines and their effectiveness. These 7 insights will help clear that up.

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Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been many thousands of articles and commentaries published on almost every ...
Machine learning helps battle life-threatening diseases. Could it end world hunger, too?

Machine learning helps battle life-threatening diseases. Could it end world hunger, too?

When was the last time you read an online magazine or newspaper, only to find yourself bombarded with shopping ads ...
Viewpoint: COVID won't subside in the US until 70% of us are immune. That means: 'Get a vaccine'

Viewpoint: COVID won’t subside in the US until 70% of us are immune. That means: ‘Get a vaccine’

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The United States is one of the most seriously COVID-19-impacted countries, faring the worst among the ten most-affected countries worldwide, as ...
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High-tech medical and dental innovation garner the headlines but the most impactful practices are mostly lower tech and prevention-focused

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Much of the progress in medicine during the past half-century has involved expensive, high-tech diagnostic tests and therapies.  The trend in ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO groups exploit COVID to block access to biotech crops

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on our lives in so many ways, including diminished social contact, disrupted ...
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Viewpoint: This is no time to cut corners on regulation of COVID-19 vaccines

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With COVID-19 cases, the percentage of positive test results, and hospitalizations reaching record levels in much of the nation, the ...
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Viewpoint: Europe’s pro-organic Farm to Fork policy will ‘cripple’ an already inefficient agriculture system

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The EU’s “Farm to fork (F2F) strategy”  announced in May, is “the heart of the “Green Deal,” a kind of ...
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Why a coronavirus vaccine ‘October Surprise’ could be an October disaster

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There is widespread anticipation of the availability of vaccines to prevent COVID-19 infections so that Americans can get their lives ...
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Viewpoint: Media focus on COVID-19 deaths ignores lasting impact of ‘calamitous pandemic’

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The media regularly reports about deaths from COVID-19 as if that is the whole story. But it's not. COVID-19 doesn't ...
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COVID-19 is causing silent epidemics — societal and medical crises

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As the nation emerges in fits and starts from the lockdowns spurred by the first wave of COVID-19 illnesses, we’re ...
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Viewpoint: How organic farming exploits consumer demand for ‘authenticity’

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Seeking 'authenticity' is fine -- unless it deprives you of something beneficial ...
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Viewpoint: News or propaganda? UK newspaper the Guardian paid over $800k to publish anti-farming ‘investigation’

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Publishing propaganda as news is dishonest and lets readers down. Dr. Henry Miller, the founding director of the FDA's Office ...
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Viewpoint: Believing that we’ll have a COVID-19 vaccine anytime soon is naive

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The odds that we will have a safe, effective vaccine by January are vanishingly small ...
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Viewpoint: ‘We can’t afford miscommunication or bureaucratic foot-dragging’ in the quest for a coronavirus vaccine

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A draft government report forecasts the possibility of about 200,000 new cases of COVID-19 each day by the end of ...
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Viewpoint: Journalism or propaganda? Animal rights group pays UK newspaper The Guardian to bash agriculture

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We grew up in an era when the mainstream media reported the news straightforwardly, but now much of it is ...
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Viewpoint: How ‘fraudulent, poorly designed, and biased’ studies sow doubt about GMO, gene-edited crops

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Research in crop science in recent years has advanced at an unprecedented rate, and the intermingling of old and new ...
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Viewpoint: Unprecedented abundance obscures the ‘profound’ public health benefits of pesticide use

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Our greatest public health challenge isn’t chemicals -- it's ignorance and fear-mongering about them ...
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Viewpoint: Is a coronavirus vaccine on the horizon? Antiquated FDA regulations make it unlikely one will emerge in the US

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A coronavirus vaccine in the foreseeable future? I’m not holding my breath ...
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What’s missing from claims that neonicotinoids are killing bees, birds and fish?

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Criticism of pesticides is often undeserved -- and sometimes absolutely bizarre ...
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Viewpoint: Wild bees on the decline? Lack of evidence challenges popular environmentalist narrative

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'We can’t be simultaneously in the midst of a pollinator crisis threatening our ability to grow food and see continually ...
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Viewpoint: How a small group of scientists and pliable media created a ‘catastrophe narrative’ that hurts bees and farmers

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The scientists who glommed onto the “bee-pocalypse” narrative never bothered to go back and correct the record ...
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Viewpoint: Organic industry anti-pesticide ‘propaganda’ threatens to cripple American agriculture

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Misleading half-truths and outright misstatements offer a teaching moment about “advocacy research.” ...
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Viewpoint: Plants could give us new treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases if we had better ‘pharming’ regulations

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Study suggests that proteins could be obtained from genetically engineered tobacco plants at 1/1,000th the cost of current methods ...
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Viewpoint: How dubious California Prop 65 cancer warnings and confusing non-GMO labels mislead consumers

Pacific Research Institute | 
California’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL) recently made it official: Your morning cup of coffee won’t give you cancer. Next ...
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Viewpoint: Genetically modified plants could produce drugs of the future—if we do more to encourage ‘pharming’

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Politicians talk a lot about farming but seldom about “pharming,” even though the latter can also have a big impact ...
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Viewpoint: FDA must do more to protect consumers from ‘outright fraud’ of dietary supplements

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Dietary supplements are often ineffective, if not dangerous. What does the path to supplement legislation and regulation look like? ...
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