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The Committee For Skeptical Inquiry: No Health Risks From GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Genetic Modification, GMOs, Science Literacy, Misinformation, Fear Mongering, Health, Safety )

Brian
- 85 days ago - csicop.org
"Genetic modification is easy to portray as a new and scary technology, but fear mongering is largely based on misinformation, a misunderstanding of evolution and our place in the natural world, and vague fears of contamination."
Non-Coding RNA: Genetic Modification Anti-Science Groups Can't Protest
Science & Tech  (tags: Non-Coding RNA, Genetic Modification, Anti-GMOers, Anti-Science, Environment, Health, RNA, DNA, Proteins )

Brian
- 89 days ago - science20.com
"Modern genetic modification is protested by environmental groups and organic farmers. Organic farmers will spray Bt on their plants, while calling them organic food, yet the same food that expresses Bt naturally, like many plants do, is a Frankenfood."
Global Population Could Top 12 Billion By 2100
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, health, humans, interesting, news, research, science, U.N., University of Washington, world )

Kayleen
- 91 days ago - csmonitor.com
All due to sub-Saharan Africa's higher-than-expected birth rates, the U.N. and other experts reported. They expect food and water wars and disease plagues across the planet, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
White House Unveils Strategy to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, scientists, science, research, health, humans, environment, White House, strategy, antiobiotic, drugs )

Darren
- 91 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A new science advisory panel assessment sparks executive actions to tamp down the threat of a future without lifesaving drugs
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

Betsy
- 93 days ago - youtube.com
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Geneticists Say Bald Chicken Is Safe, But Would You Eat It?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chicken, concept, health, science, world )

Kathy
- 94 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Chickens have feathers for a reason, or at least that's how nature intended it. Nine years after the first information on featherless chickens became known, the attention of the public and world media has once again focused on this experiment designed for
Why Do Some EVs Still Have Shorter Ranges? Written By Ken Green Burridge on 19 February 2012
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, performance, science, safety, NewTechnology, technology, world, concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, habitat, health, business, climate )

Ruth
- 95 days ago - evtopia.org
"Almost 20 years ago EVs (1996) were going farther than many of todays EVs using Nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries,which are currently also used in the Toyota Prius Hybrid so why aren't they also being used in pure EVs?"
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

Ray
- 97 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
Sherry Turkle Explains Why Social Technologies Are Making Us Less Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, environment, technology, study, research, humans, history, environment, Sherry Turkle, social media, computers, health )

Darren
- 101 days ago - scientificamerican.com
For the first time in the history of our species, we are never alone and never bored. Have we lost something fundamental about being human?
Extreme Solar Storm on Way to Earth, But Worst Effects Skim Above Planet, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, energy, health, humans, interesting, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, sun, technology, world )

Caree
- 101 days ago - news.msn.com
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems. It has been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots smack
VERIFICATION PROCESS Bowl of Cereal XSmallProduct Verification: From Start to Finish {For Non-Gmo Products}
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, safety, concept, environment, habitat, health )

Ruth
- 105 days ago - nongmoproject.org
'The Non-GMO Project's Product Verification Program(PVP) is a process-based and product-based program designed to assess compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.The core requirements are traceability, segregation, and testing of high-risk ingredient'
GMO FACTS Frequently Asked Questions // "Are GMOs Safe? Most Developed Nations Do Not Consider GMOs to Be Safe. "
Science & Tech  (tags: science, safety, design, discovery, study, technology, habitat, health, performance, research, environment, history, NewTechnology )

Ruth
- 106 days ago - nongmoproject.org
"In more than 60 countries around the world, including Australia, Japan, and all of the countries in the European Union, there are significant restrictions or outright bans on the production and sale of GMOs."
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 108 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Physical and Social Pain Are Processed in Some of the Same Areas of the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, healthcare, illness, medicine, research, science, study )

Darren
- 117 days ago - healthland.time.com
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can hurt just as much. Indeed, according to converging evidence reported in a new review in Current Directions in Psychological Science, physical and social pain are processed in some of the same regions.
 

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