Hyperbole, scientists say, obscures the complex story of what’s really happening to bees and why—and the risks that advocacy groups and activist journalists risk of driving science and agricultural regulations into a policy ditch.
Reports that honey bees are dying in unusually high numbers has concerned many scientists, farmers and beekeepers, and gripped the public.
Modern eugenic aspirations are not about the draconian top-down measures promoted by the Nazis and their ilk.
The Environmental Protection Agency today announced formal registration of Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide. The seeds in Dow’s Enlist system—genetically modified corn and soybeans—won approval for commercial use last month from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A coalition some of the most influential activist groups is intensifying a campaign to pressure Starbucks into using only organic milk in its coffee products.
The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences held two days of discussions on the controversial issue of crop biotechnology as it collects information for a spring 2016 report.
Visit almost any anti-GMO website and you will find alarming headlines about the alleged dangers of GMO foods. They kill pigs, cows and sheep on farms and in lab studies! Humans are next!
Many of those who maintain that GMOs are potentially harmful, while sincere for the most part, are engaging not in science but in politics.
Why do the leading independent science organizations in the US and the country’s top liberal news publications oppose mandatory labeling?
Consumer Reports has been a sacred bible for me… Which makes it all the more distressing that this once venerable institution-in-a-magazine has driven off the science cliff in obeisance to the current hysteria over genetically modified foods.