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Frankenfoods? Debunking 13 Myths Behind GMOs
Business  (tags: Anti-GMO, genetically modified organisms, hysteria, anti-science, disinformation, media campaign )

Brian
- 16 hours ago - buzzfeed.com
"Opponents of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) continue to spook the public with false claims about the GMO industry. "
How Ice Bucket Donations Will Help Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: Donate, Help, ALS, Lou Gehrigs Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Research, Costs, Looking For A Cure, Please Do What You Can, Ice Bucket Challenge )

Brian
- 1 day ago - chicagotribune.com
"The ice bucket donations of) $100 million is a significant amount that will have a tremendous impact. However, many approaches need to be supported in parallel, and the cost of therapy development is extremely high. Clinical trials can range anywhere..."
GLP Infographic: Is Labeling GMOs Really About Our "Right to Know"?
Business  (tags: Infographic, Right to Know, Marketing, Fear Mongering, GMO Labeling, GMO's, Anti-GMO hysteria )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
The Nat'l Academies of Science of almost every country, World Health Organization, AMA and nearly every other medical and food oversight organization in the world have all concluded that GM crops are as safe as any other and pose no special risks..."
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
- 5 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."
Superfast US Test Rocket Fails But Could Still Change How We Wage War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Military, Weapons, Hypersonic Rocket, Balance of Power, Military Industrial Complex, Arms Race )

Brian
- 12 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Hypersonic rocket explodes during test, but the technology could upset weaponry among major powers."
Doctors Test New Genetically Targeted Lung Cancer Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Research, Development, Biotechnology, Genetic Modification, Cancer Drug, Human Trials )

Brian
- 12 hours ago - wwltv.com
"Doctors are testing a new treatment for lung cancer that specifically targets the genetics of each tumor, and you can be a part of the free treatment."
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
- 11 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."
A Climate for Change: The EPA's Limits on Emissions Are Important But Not Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Emissions Standards, Climate Inaction, President Obama, Senator Mitch McConnell, Rhetoric, Climate Change )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas emissions..."
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
- 11 hours 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..."
 
 
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