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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 ...
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A breakthrough cure for cancer? Beware the hype

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

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

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The organic food lobby has been successfully demonizing safe and effective biotechnology for the last two decades. Part of their ...
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With limited arable land available around the world, is organic farming sustainable?

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

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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

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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

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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

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A recent article in the Independent is, in my opinion, a good example of how ideology can overwhelm evidence and ...
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Viewpoint: Alternative medicine strikes again—and why cancer treatment should be left to professionals

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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

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

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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

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[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 ...

Bangladesh’s GMO brinjal success undermines anti-GMO narrative

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The anti-GMO narrative – and that is what it is, a story – has several consistent elements:. . . ...

Organic industry distortions about GMOs means public opinion battle not over

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . . The ...
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If science matters, mandatory GMO labels should be opposed despite public opinion

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. I wrote recently about ...

‘Mandatory GMO labeling is a mistake,’ USDA organic label case in point

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The anti-GMO crowd has ...
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Anti-GMO movement as ‘faith-based, fanatical’ ideology

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A Mexican pro-GMO group ...

Environmentalist opposition to AquaAdvantage salmon ‘irrational, self-contradictory’

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The FDA just approved ...