Are you a bully?

posted in: Side with Science | 0

Are you a bully online? It’s so easy to fall into bad habits when we can’t see each other’s faces. The internet can unfortunately bring out the worst in even the best of us. Jef Rouner has written an excellent guide … Continued

Site construction

posted in: Updates | 20

You may have noticed a few changes here and there on the Biofortified Blog and across the website. We are hard at work making major improvements. We’re getting a much faster host, testing a responsive website design, switching comments to Disqus, … Continued

What’s in a name?

posted in: Commentary | 7

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” –Shakespeare Does the name of a scientific technique and its results matter? There are many names for genetic engineering and genetically engineered organisms, … Continued

Bird flu and egg substitutes

posted in: Food | 5

It’s strange that so few people are talking about this flu outbreak in chickens in the US. I don’t think it’s something we can ignore. The outbreak is sad for many reasons, including the birds’ suffering, the needed yet wasteful … Continued

Journal club

posted in: Science & Society | 11

Exciting news came across my Twitter feed today: PubMed Commons is launching a journal club feature. What’s a journal club? As described by the PubMed Commons Team: Around the world, the journal club is a cornerstone engagement with the scholarly … Continued

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