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GLP Infographic: GMO Research Is All Industry Funded? Biofortified Analysis Sets Record Straight
Science & Tech  (tags: Infographic, Biogortified Analysis, Genetic Literacy Project, Genetic Research, GMOs, Biology Fortified, GENERA, Peer-Reviewed Science, Research )

Brian
- 30 minutes ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The results [represented on the graphic below jointly developed by Biology Fortified, Inc. (BFI), an independent tax-exempt non-profit. and the Genetic Literacy Project] show that independent peer-reviewed research on GMOs is common..."
5 Totally Unexpected Archaeological Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: archarchaeology, fossil, discovery, oak trees, history, research )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - msnvideo.msn.com
A mural,a king, a fossil and more...followed by Iceland's volcano.
'Language of Deceit' Can Betray Scientific Fraud
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, fraud, deceit, Diederik Stapel, language )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - newscientist.com
Diederik Stapel, the infamous "lying Dutchman" who in 2011 admitted to inventing the data in dozens of psychology research papers, unwittingly signalled his deceit through the language he used.
The Scariest Veggies of Them All
Science & Tech  (tags: Mutagenic Crops, Mutagenesis, Irradiation, BASF, Common Technology, No Regulation, Mutant Genes, Shotgun Approach, Genetic Engineering, Selective, Public Hysteria, Fear, Anti-Science )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - businessweek.com
"Mutagenesis isn't new: BASF today licenses its technologies to 40 of the world's biggest seed companies,which in turn sell high volumes of mutant breeds, ranging from wheat to sunflowers, in markets that reject genetically engineered seeds."
Afontova Gora
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 hours ago - donsmaps.com
This important site has cultural ties with Mal'ta and Buret', hundreds of kilometres to the south east. It is on a north flowing river, the Yenisei
The Hermaphrodite Venus From Balzi Rossi
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - donsmaps.com
The Hermaphrodite, so named by Piette, probably has the same origin as the Losange Venus and the Polichinelle Venus and has also been acquired and published by Piette (MAN, no 49.280). The statuette, of translucent green soapstone, is badly damaged
Saint Acheul and the Acheulian
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - donsmaps.com
The story of the period to become known as the Acheulian, after the eponymous site of Saint Acheul, began with the excavations of Boucher de Perthes in the nearby area of Abbeville.
Blombos Cave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - donsmaps.com
Blombos Cave is some 100 metres from the coast and 35 metres above sea level. Interior cave deposits, including those in recesses, cover more than 80 square metres. About 20 square metres of the Middle Stone Age (MSA) has been excavated to a depth of abou
This Autumn Catch Loads of Great Science Videos From @Royalsociety on YouTube
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, The Royal Society, oldest, scientific, humans, research, interesting, environment )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - youtube.com
The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Forgeries, Hoaxes and Curiosities
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - donsmaps.com
The carvings are located within the Brisbane Water National Park inside a rock cleft that the local NPWS people refer to as the "Kariong Egyptoid" site. However, access is through private property and visitors should get permission to enter. Alternately,
Cheaper Solar Cells With a New Salt Cadmium Chloride Is Dangerous--and Expensive Aug 19, 2014 |By Joseph Bennington-Castro
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, concept, design, energy, discovery, environment, performance, safety, habitat )

Ruth
- 10 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical....Magnesium chloride is also nontoxic, abundant and costs about 300 times less than cadmium chloride. It can even be applied with a cheap spray coater purchased on the Web.'
Portrayal of Vandana Shiva as "Credible" Spokesperson for GMO Labeling Crusade Promotes Anti-Science "False Balance"
Science & Tech  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Fear Monger, Anti-Science, GMOs, Labeling, India, Genetic Literacy Project )

Brian
- 13 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"Faye Flam puts in perspective the emerging debate over how New Yorker reporter Michael Specter portrayed popular anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva in his recent profile, Seeds of Doubt. No science minded journalists have come to her defense."
The Sultan's African Palace
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeology.org
From the tenth to fifteenth centuries, the East Coast of Africa was home to hundreds of trading towns collectively known as the Swahili Coast. These wealthy, independent Islamic sultanates brought the riches of the African interior, including ivory, gold,
America, in the Beginning
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeology.org
Archaeologists continue their search for evidence of how the vast, once-uninhabited regions of the New World came to be populated
Global Meat Consumption Needs to Fall to Protect the Environment and Meet Food Demand: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: world, global, food, diet, consumption, demand, emmissions, Greenhouse gas, Sustainabililty, research, study )

Darren
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Research from Cambridge and Aberdeen universities estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate. That will make it harder to meet global targets on limiting emissions.
 

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