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Are we getting closer to understanding how our brains make memories?

Neurologica | 
How do memories work? That has been a burning question for over a century, since Richard Semon introduced the term ...
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Neurologist Steven Novella: Greenpeace opposition to Golden Rice approval will be ‘enduring stain’ on activist group’s reputation

Neurologica | 
[T]he Philippines have just approved Golden Rice as safe for human and animal consumption .... The Philippines is the first ...
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Viewpoint: YouTube, Facebook and Google should do more to stop spread of dangerous cancer quackery

Neurologica | 
Many outlets are covering the story of Mari Lopez, a YouTuber who claimed, along with her niece, Liz Johnson, that ...
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Replacing the polygraph: Brain imaging could give us a reliable lie detector

Neurologica | 
It’s fairly common knowledge at this point that the polygraph test for detecting who is lying is not reliable enough ...
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Neurologist Steven Novella: Here’s what latest science says about glyphosate-cancer link

Science Based Medicine | 
Glyphosate has been in the news recently because of the recent court case in which a jury awarded DeWayne Johnson ...
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Podcast: Yale neurologist Steven Novella debunks popular myths about GMO golden rice

Skeptic's Guide to the Universe | 
As Bangladesh prepares to release GMO golden rice, Yale University clinical neurologist Steven Novella and co-hosts debunk some popular myths ...
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With lab-grown meat coming to our plates, will we be eating animals in 50 years?

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Climate change has altered the debate over the ethics of meat consumption, adding a new dimension that certainly changes the ...

A breakthrough cure for cancer? Beware the hype

Science Based Medicine | 
There is a good rule of thumb – whenever a headline asks a question, especially a provocative question, the answer ...

Viewpoint: Bipartisan opposition to GMOs driven more by activist ‘propaganda’ than politics

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I have written extensively about GMOs....because it is the subject about which the difference between public opinion and the opinion of ...
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Experts must counter ‘simplistic’ anti-GMO narrative with facts, says neurologist Steven Novella

Neurologica | 
The Pew Research Center has recently published a large survey regarding American’s attitudes toward food, including genetic modification .... There ...
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Is ‘interstellar visitor’ an alien probe? ‘We should be appropriately skeptical’

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One year ago, in October 2017, astronomers detected the first confirmed interstellar visitor to our solar system – an asteroid dubbed Oumuamua ...

Viewpoint: Divide between GMO and organic is ‘arbitrary nonsense’

NeuroLogica Blog | 
The organic food lobby has been successfully demonizing safe and effective biotechnology for the last two decades. Part of their ...

With limited arable land available around the world, is organic farming sustainable?

Neurologica | 
This question comes up frequently in discussions of farming practices – how much arable land is there on the Earth, ...

How probable is it that we’re alone in the universe?

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Earlier this year I wrote about two ways of looking at the probability of there being advanced alien civilizations – the ...
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Viewpoint: For consumers concerned about food safety, proposed USDA GMO label is a dismal failure

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The USDA just ended their public comment period on their proposed execution of the terrible Federal GMO labeling law passed in 2016. The ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Indigenous ways of knowing’ and the rejection of science

Neurologica | 
Science and the enlightenment are under assault from many directions, and in many incarnations, but they all tend to boil ...
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Science disproves Seralini GMO rat tumor study—but his findings were always an outlier

NeuroLogica Blog | 
Gilles-Éric Séralini is a French researcher who came to fame from publishing a study in 2012 claiming that herbicide-tolerant GMO corn, with ...
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Viewpoint: Mandatory GMO labeling counterproductive and based on pseudoscience

Neurologica | 
More and more, scientific literacy is a critical virtue we should demand of our politicians. Yet questions about important scientific ...
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Viewpoint: While wildlife habitat loss is a real problem, organic farming is not the solution

Neurologica | 
A recent article in the Independent is, in my opinion, a good example of how ideology can overwhelm evidence and ...

Viewpoint: Alternative medicine strikes again—and why cancer treatment should be left to professionals

Neurologica | 
Every doctor who treats cancer patients can tell you stories of patients who present with cancers too advanced to treat ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Clean eating’ is pseudoscience

Blog | 
[Editor's note: Dr. Steven Novella is an academic clinical neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine.] Eating “clean” is the ...
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Viewpoint: On GMOs, people who believe they are most well informed often have the lowest science IQ

[Editor's Note: Dr. Steven Novella is an academic clinical neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine] People can feel as ...

Diet and land: Why organic farming is ‘less sustainable’ than conventional

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[Editor's note: Steven Novella is an academic clinical neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine.] Perhaps the biggest problem with ...

Is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a legitimate diagnosis?

Science Based Medicine | 
Is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a legitimate diagnosis or is it mostly a fraud? The answer has important implications ...
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Did Google do the right thing in blocking Natural News from searches?

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[Editor’s note: Read the GLP’s profile on Natural News founder Mike Adams. Also: FBI turns up heat on Mike Adams ...
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Computer scientist Stephanie Seneff’s latest bizarre claim: GMOs cause concussions

Science Based Medicine | 
[Stephanie Seneff] is a computer scientist..... In a stunning example of the Dunning-Kruger effect, she feels she can take her computer expertise ...
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Yale professor calls New York Times’ Hakim GMO story ‘a hack piece with a biased narrative’

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Steven Novella is an American clinical neurologist and assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine. He is best known for his involvement in the skeptical movement and is ...
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Transgenics unnatural? Nature doing ‘horizontal gene transfers’ for eternity

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There is [a] fatal flaw to the argument that GMOs are “unnatural” because distant species do not exchange genes in nature ...