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Viewpoint: Glyphosate and cancer—How ideology and bad science turned a safe herbicide into a carcinogen

Viewpoint: Glyphosate and cancer—How ideology and bad science turned a safe herbicide into a carcinogen

Glyphosate has long been considered as an herbicide with no unacceptable health risk. In 2015, its classification as "probably carcinogenic" ...
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Viewpoint: How postmodernism birthed Europe’s anti-GMO movement

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Tounderstand why Europe is restricting the use of some technologies, while the United States are not following the same path ...

Viewpoint: Rethinking ‘critical race theory’ — What happens when broad racialist viewpoints ‘invade’ science?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
“Schœlcher n’est pas notre sauveur,” declared protestors who toppled statues on the French territory of Martinique earlier this year—“Schœlcher is not our savior.” The reference ...

How anti-GMO research is manufactured: Challenging two Séralini-lab studies that fueled renewed safety concerns over GMOs and glyphosate

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In the wake of the decision by a California federal court concluding that Monsanto’s Roundup, whose active ingredient is glyphosate, ...
Viewpoint: French media's 'fake news' on glyphosate herbicide endangers science in Europe

Viewpoint: French media’s ‘fake news’ on glyphosate herbicide endangers science in Europe

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In Europe, technical matters which should be science-based, such as the authorization of marketing for chemicals or genetically engineered plants, ...
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French scientist calls for inquiry into IARC’s ‘misbehavior’ on glyphosate cancer study

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Following revelations that IARC withheld data showing the herbicide glyphosate does not cause cancer, French molecular geneticist Marcel Kuntz calls ...
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Post-modernism fans world-wide skepticism of modern technology, endangering biotech revolution

Trends in Biotechnology | 
[Editor's note: Marcel Kuntz is Research Director at the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)] Postmodernism is an ...
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French geneticist warns ‘new religion of precaution’ threatens US GMO policy, science

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Since the first cargo of genetically modified soybeans was delivered to Europe 20 years ago, scientists have come under fire ...
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How should Europe regulate CRISPR, new breeding technologies (NBTs)?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The precautionary principle-minded European Commission may end up guiding the regulatory fate of new biotechnologies, like CRISPR gene editing, crucial ...

Attack on European Commission chief scientific adviser’s position cause for alarm

EurActiv | 
Political ecologists like science… when it confirms their views. When it contradicts them, rather than changing their minds they often ...

Can Europe return to ‘knowledge-based’ society amid anti-GMO calls to topple science adviser?

Cosmos | 
Politics are winning at the expense of science in France and now the entire European Union faces a similar fate. On ...

“Parallel science” of NGO advocacy groups: How post-modernism encourages pseudo-science

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Political ecologists—commentators in the media and among NGO advocacy groups—like science...when it confirms their views. When it contradicts them, rather ...
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On GMOs, France becoming scientific backwater

Cosmos | 
France does not walk in the footsteps of Norman Borlaug. Half a century of rising farm productivity has let France ...

EU governments ignoring their own scientific risk evaluation committees for political gain

Blog Activ | 
EU governments are ignoring on their own scientific risk evaluation committees and creating false pseudo-scientific documents for political gain. In ...
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