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

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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 ...
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“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

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