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Neil deGrasse Tyson on GMO foods

Tyson makes some imminently intelligent remarks about GMOs.  Of course, it’s become controversial and this video seems to be popping up all over the web. He elaborates in a Facebook post, responding to some criticisms.  

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GMO food labels: Would label laws in Vermont, Maine, Connecticut increase food costs?

A piece in Slate serves to remind us that conservatives don’t have a monopoly on anti-scientific notions.  The GMO anxiety seems mostly driven from the left.  (I say this as a liberal). Those who see the GMO label leading to higher … Continue reading

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A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops – NYTimes.com

But the groundswell against genetically modified food has rankled many scientists, who argue that opponents of G.M.O.s have distorted the risks associated with them and underplayed the risks of failing to try to use the technology to improve how food … Continue reading

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RealClearScience – 5 Easy Tips for Denying Scientific Consensus

Faced with unfortunate facts or inconvenient truths? Tired of closing your eyes, sticking your fingers in your ears, and screaming \”LA LA LA LA LA LA?\” Well, simply read RealClearScience\’s handy guide for denying scientific consensus. It\’s 100% proven to … Continue reading

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