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Reductionist thinking and GMOs

While the article GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking has garnered some praise, I was hoping for more here and was left unimpressed. Written by Jonathan Foley, Director of the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota, the

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Huber’s claims in Maui lack evidence

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Yesterday, Dr. Don Huber spoke in Maui as part of an event that kicked off a political campaign to ban genetically engineered crops from the island. The same day, a letter to the editor by Dr. Harold Keyser, a retired soil

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Superfoods: GMO edition

Non-GE and GE tomatoes engineered for anthocyanins. Image from John Innes Centre.

We’ve all seen those silly lists of so-called super foods. A quick Google turned up 450,000,000 results, with the expected offenders on the first page: WebMD, Dr. Oz, Oprah, and some womens’ magazines. It’s nice to imagine that we can cure

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Poll: Tell us how you’ve been waiting!

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Hi everyone, Frank N. Foode™ here. Our Kickstarter is about to launch, with only about 12 hours to go. Soon you will have a chance to get your own copy of, well, me to have for your very own. Some

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GMO Cheerios vs. GMO Insulin

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The recent decision of General Mills to produce GMO-free Cheerios is interesting from marketing, political, and biological angles. However, what I am interested in most is if GMO Inside and other anti-GMO groups will realize that the process of producing

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