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Podcast: Glyphosate boosts cancer risk 41%? How a questionable claim from a flawed study went viral

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As a rule, scientific research is relegated to obscure technical journals and goes unnoticed by most people. Every few months, ...
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Podcast: GMOs = colonialism? CRISPR-edited eggs; sustainable shoes made from fungi

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Distribution of genetically engineered crops to developing countries proves that "colonialism in science is still alive and well," alleges one ...
Podcast: Unreliable COVID tests; Amazon's creepy Halo health band; Celebrate pesticides?

Podcast: Unreliable COVID tests; Amazon’s creepy Halo health band; Celebrate pesticides?

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How do COVID-19 tests work, and are their results reliable? Recent media reports have raised some concerning questions. Amazon's Halo ...
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Podcast: How do COVID vaccines work? CRISPR kills cancer; Danish study debunks mask mandates?

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The leading COVID-19 vaccines are RNA-based immunizations and the first of their kind. How do they work, and are they ...
Podcast: Trans women in female-only sports; Men and women need distinct brain tumor therapies; Illegal GMOs in Peru

Podcast: Trans women in female-only sports; Men and women need distinct brain tumor therapies; Illegal GMOs in Peru

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Should trans women be allowed to compete in female-only sports? It's a polarizing question with no easy answer in a ...
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Podcast: COVID killed anti-GMO activism? Environmentalists split over glyphosate; Predatory journal Pokémon hoax

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Could the COVID-19 pandemic end anti-GMO activism as we know it? Environmentalists are split over the controversial weedkiller glyphosate; some ...
Podcast: Lockdown skeptics are COVID 'deniers'? Plant burgers don't cause 'man boobs.' GMOs and terrorism

Podcast: Lockdown skeptics are COVID ‘deniers’? Plant burgers don’t cause ‘man boobs.’ GMOs and terrorism

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If you oppose lockdowns to stop the spread of COVID, are you a science denier, a covidiot? Potentially dangerous genetically ...
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Podcast: Beyond CRISPR and gene therapy—How ‘gene writing’ is poised to transform the treatment of even the rarest diseases

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In just a few short years, gene editing has launched a biomedical revolution, yielding previously unimaginable treatments for conditions ranging ...
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Podcast: GM salmon coming soon? Food ingredients you can’t pronounce are safe; Monsanto patent lawsuit myths

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Monsanto never sued farmers because their fields were accidentally contaminated with the company's GM seed. AquaBounty's genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon ...
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Podcast: One couple’s journey to vaccine skepticism; Partisan COVID science; Neophobia and GMOs

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How do well-meaning, educated parents become vaccine skeptics? One hypothetical couple's journey may shed light on the process. Some scientists ...
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Podcast: Some vaccine skeptics aren’t science deniers; Animal-free ice cream; Plant burgers are ‘meat’?

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If you reject vaccines, you're a science denier! Not necessarily. Some people may have legitimate reasons to be skeptical. Scientists ...
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Podcast: Can we harness the power of germline editing without inviting disaster?

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Gene editing has moved rapidly from the lab to real-world applications in medicine, yielding novel treatments for diseases like sickle ...
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Podcast: Anti-GMO ‘documentaries’; Cancel culture v Darwin? Biotech chestnut trees

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So-called 'cancel culture' has already taken down a handful of prominent scientists and philosophers, living and deceased. One evolutionary biologist ...
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Podcast: Regulate all food chemicals? Gin and tonics going extinct; GMO pineapple is here!

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There are thousands upon thousands of chemicals in food. Should we regulate them all, could we even do it? Gin ...
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Podcast: Facebook vs junk science; ‘Brain-boosting’ supplements; Whole grains really healthy?

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Alternative health champion Mike Adams has been banned from every social media platform but continues to spread his anti-GMO and ...
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Podcast: GM crops don’t change your DNA; Monsanto ‘owns’ global food supply? South American anti-biotech invasion

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Are GM crops unnatural? Can they change your DNA? And does 'Big Ag' own the global food supply? The answer ...
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Podcast: Monsanto v Percy Schmeiser; Experts spread misinformation, too; Fasting a fad diet?

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Just-released courtroom drama 'Percy' tells the David vs. Goliath story of a Canadian farmer's battle against Monsanto. Did the film ...
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Podcast: Greenpeace CRISPR study debunked; Public accepts gene-edited babies? Cancer vaccine progress

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A Greenpeace-funded study alleges that gene-edited crops can be detected and should therefore be regulated as "GMOs." However, experts say ...
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Podcast: CRISPR-edited weed; opioid addiction vaccine; Africa’s neglected diseases

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An opioid-blocking vaccine could spare many people a lifetime of drug addiction, if and when it's developed. COVID-19 exposed Africa's ...
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Podcast: Neuralink brain chips; Flu vaccines during COVID; US farm system unraveling?

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Elon Musk's company Neuralink recently debuted its brain implant in pigs, pushing us a little closer to integrating humans and ...
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Podcast: ‘Clean’ wine isn’t so clean; FDA blocks hemophilia gene therapy; Universal flu vaccine?

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Actress Cameron Diaz and fashion entrepreneur Katherine Power are marketing a new brand of "clean" wine using long-debunked claims about ...
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Podcast: Activism’s dark side—Earth Liberation Front bombs ‘GMO’ tree lab, destroys endangered plants instead

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Law enforcement agencies keep a watchful eye on environmental groups that have engaged in eco-terrorism, notably Greenpeace and PETA, and ...
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Podcast: Deadly chemicals everywhere? Stem cell tourism kills; Natural pet food is a scam

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A pair of high-profile studies alleges that the health impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals has doubled in five years. Should you ...
Podcast: Vaccines take years to develop? This one took 43 days

Podcast: Vaccines take years to develop? This one took 43 days

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Most experts agree that the COVID19 pandemic will not end until a vaccine is available. But traditionally, vaccines take a decade ...
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Podcast: Covid conspiracies; Cuba embraces GMOs; biotech vs. nature’s ‘mindless dangers’

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A fearful public accepts conspiracy theories because they offer a sense of control in an uncontrollable situation, says a young ...
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Podcast: Arguing with vaccine skeptics works; Ban GMO labels? Agroecology keeps Africa poor

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Contrary to popular belief, arguing with anti-science activists on social media helps combat the spread of misinformation. Organic food groups ...
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Podcast: Global population crash; Pesticide bans backfire; beef producing CRISPR male cows

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CRISPR could enable farmers to produce more beef from fewer cattle, boosting farm sustainability. Lawsuits designed to get pesticides and ...
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Podcast: Europe suspends GMO rules to speed COVID vaccine; genes and coronavirus; Keto diet fights Alzheimer’s?

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Europe has suspended some of its oppressive GMO regulations to speed development of a COVID-19 vaccine, drawing accusations of hypocrisy ...
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