Let’s start by clarifying exactly what Golden Rice is. Once we have that under our belt we will then move on to some of the various claims surrounding it and identify what is fact and what is anti-GMO propaganda. What is “Golden Rice”? “Golden Rice” is the term used to describe a variety of rice … Read more Is Golden Rice Good or Bad?
There is widespread agreement among scientists that genetically modified foods (GMO) are safe to consume. The truth is that they have the potential to provide substantial benefits to humankind. No really, there actually is a solid evidence-based scientific consensus … Example 1 – Statement by the American Association for the Advancement of S science (AAAS) … Read more Why do some oppose GMO?
We all like to believe that the choices and decisions we make are well informed and wise. In reality many of us will make some rather poor choices. When it comes to food, or to be a bit more specific, Nutrition, then how well informed are when you make a selection? A popular idea is that … Read more Does a higher income enable better Nutrition decisions ?
A new paper has been published within the Personality and Social Psychology bulletin entitled … Not All Skepticism Is Equal: Exploring the Ideological Antecedents of Science Acceptance and Rejection We report three studies—including an analysis of large-scale survey data—in which we systematically investigate the ideological antecedents of general faith in science and willingness to support … Read more Exploring Science Denial – New study published
Steve Novella has written an article that grants us a really good insight into the recent GMO wars that have been taking place within social media. The quick summary is this … the Facebook page, We Love GMOs and Vaccines, was permanently taken down by Facebook and its founder, Stephan Neidenbach, was banned from Facebook for … Read more Facebook page “We Love GMOs and Vaccines” permanently taken down by Facebook