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Viewpoint: Science denialism is not the exclusive province of the political right — it’s growing on the left, too

Viewpoint: Science denialism is not the exclusive province of the political right — it’s growing on the left, too

UnHerd | 
There is, I think, a fairly well-established idea that the Left is the “side” of science and evidence, and the ...
Viewpoint: Hoping to change minds of ‘science deniers’ — from vaccine skeptics to GMOs rejectionists? Don’t use the tactics offered in this patronizing new book

Viewpoint: Hoping to change minds of ‘science deniers’ — from vaccine skeptics to GMOs rejectionists? Don’t use the tactics offered in this patronizing new book

UnHerd | 
[Harvard philosopher Lee] McIntyre wants to help us change people’s minds. Specifically, to help us change the minds of these ...
Viewpoint: Spermageddon and endocrine disrupting chemicals? Shanna Swain book claiming common chemicals pose catastrophic dangers is deeply flawed

Viewpoint: Spermageddon and endocrine disrupting chemicals? Shanna Swain book claiming common chemicals pose catastrophic dangers is deeply flawed

UnHerd | 
In 2017, [epidemiologist Shanna] Swan, along with other scientists, published a meta-analysis, an aggregation of existing research. It said that ...
microbiome

Microbiome remains malleable after birth

BuzzFeed | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Trillions of bacteria – ...

Do we have the answer to the origin of life?

BuzzFeed | 
There's a problem at the heart of biology. It is: No one knows why all complex life is so similar ...

There’s nothing wrong with looking for ‘gay genes’

Telegraph | 
The Left loves to tell the Right that it's anti-science, pointing (not without reason) to the correlation between conservative beliefs ...

Overcoming the “ick” factor key to understanding GMOs

Daily Telegraph | 
One of the greatest obstacles to technological progress, especially but not only in areas such as food and medicine, has ...
Ethical implications of genetic screening: How far can we go?

Ethical implications of genetic screening: How far can we go?

Telegraph | 
Julian Savulescu, a professor of ethics at Oxford, has argued that we should be free to design our children's personality ...

Britain’s Green Party promotes anti-science zealotry

Telegraph | 
This is one of those agonised posts. I actually like the Green Party. My dad used to be, and may ...
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