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Mutant bees and robotic pollinators: Why beekeepers are concerned for the future - Techly


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Mutant bees and robotic pollinators: Why beekeepers are concerned for the future
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As vital pollinators, they play an indispensable role in the production of food crops, biofuels and medicines. Today's supermarkets would ... The dangers of pesticides are just the beginning, too. In the spring of 2008, ... Some beekeepers are ...

Feature: Jitters as Kenya readies to start farming genetically modified cotton - Xinhua


Feature: Jitters as Kenya readies to start farming genetically modified cotton
Xinhua
17 (Xinhua) -- As Kenya is getting closer to grow genetically modified cotton next year to boost the textile industry, jitters are growing over the crop amid low awareness on its benefits and dangers. President Uhuru Kenyatta in June asked technocrats ...

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Organic fungicide copper sulfate poses dangers to humans, animals, insects—how does it compare to conventional ... - Genetic Literacy Project


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Organic fungicide copper sulfate poses dangers to humans, animals, insects—how does it compare to conventional ...
Genetic Literacy Project
Many anti-GMO activists have pointed to pesticides used in conventional agriculture, such as the herbicides glyphosate and the highly toxic organic 2,4-D, as dangerous to people, animals and the environment. For example, anti-GMO organization, The ...

Genetically Modified Organisms in Ghana - Borgen Project


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Genetically Modified Organisms in Ghana
Borgen Project
ACCRA, Ghana — Though the nation already imports genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Ghana is ready to introduce genetically modified (GM) crops into its production. The government of Ghana is working to quickly introduce GMOs as part of the ...

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New Film Exposes Monsanto's Roundup Health Effects - ValueWalk


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New Film Exposes Monsanto's Roundup Health Effects
ValueWalk
Filmmaker Jeffrey Smith points out that “Roundup is not only sprayed on most GMOs, it is now used to dry grains, beans, and other food crops that are not genetically engineered.” Smith, who has spoken on the health dangers of GMOs in 45 countries over ...
Scientists slam controversial new documentary that claims ban on Roundup and GM foods could CURE allergies ...Daily Mail

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Weekend Diversion: My Love Letter to Winnie Cooper - ScienceBlogs (blog)


Weekend Diversion: My Love Letter to Winnie Cooper
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One of the issues that I'm not very well-informed about is Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and how they compare to non-GMO foods in terms of nutrition and health benefits/hazards. I also know that even though I'm a scientist, a very good, very ...

America's risk paradox: Flu killed 80000 people this year, but we're more worried about GMOs - Genetic Literacy Project


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America's risk paradox: Flu killed 80000 people this year, but we're more worried about GMOs
Genetic Literacy Project
On the flip side, Americans think GMOs are scary and pesticides are giving them cancer …. Consequently, the public falsely thinks that they can make themselves healthier by purchasing organic food, sales of which hit record highs year after year.

FDA reaffirms much-criticized plan to regulate genetically engineered animals as if they were a drug - Genetic Literacy Project


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FDA reaffirms much-criticized plan to regulate genetically engineered animals as if they were a drug
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And if we create these dubious distinctions [between human gene therapy and animal genetic engineering], there's a big risk that we erode confidence in these promising technologies before they have the opportunity to have their full impact on public ...

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N/Delta: N1.8tr required to cleanup 2500 contaminated sites - The Nation Newspaper


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N/Delta: N1.8tr required to cleanup 2500 contaminated sites
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Tagged: 'Explores Health, Environmental and Economic Impacts of Toxicants' the event drew attention of Nigerians to the dangers of environmental pollution, with most toxicologists at the conference warning residents affected by the menace to live with ...

Our Monsters, Ourselves - Telangana Today


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Our Monsters, Ourselves
Telangana Today
Genetically Modified foods are called 'Frankenstein foods' to signal the dangers incipient in the very products of the human mind and technology. Terror groups, once funded by the state, are Frankensteinian: once created they do not obey the creator.

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59 Random Products On Amazon That Are Straight Fire - Elite Daily


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59 Random Products On Amazon That Are Straight Fire
Elite Daily
It's a good lesson for all of us in the dangers of judging a book by its cover. Well, judge no more. Here is a list of 60 weird products on .... It works on wads of hair, food, toilet paper, and other common drain problems. Not only is the device ...

Jersey Shore Mamas: 20 Parenting Tips From JWoww And Snooki Worth Listening To - TheTalko.com (blog)


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Jersey Shore Mamas: 20 Parenting Tips From JWoww And Snooki Worth Listening To
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We are all now aware of the dangers of GMO foods. Responsibletechnology.org reveals that serious health risks are associated with GMO foods including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, and faulty insulin regulation. Though organic diets ...

Gene drives promise great gains and great dangers - The Economist


The Economist

Gene drives promise great gains and great dangers
The Economist
One is practical: removing a species from the food chain could have unintended consequences, particularly if gene drives can move to a closely related species. Another relates to governance. Genetically modified crops can be kept relatively contained; ...

Non-GMO labels mislead everybody, but may hurt poor people the most, nutritionist claims - Genetic Literacy Project


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Non-GMO labels mislead everybody, but may hurt poor people the most, nutritionist claims
Genetic Literacy Project
There is overwhelming scientific evidence that GMO foods are safe and pose no risk to human health. So the next time you are in the store, do read labels to determine which foods provide the most nutritional value, but be confident that you don't need ...

Absolut failure: Kansas farm family takes stand against fear-based ... - Genetic Literacy Project


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Absolut failure: Kansas farm family takes stand against fear-based ...
Genetic Literacy Project
don't throw the word hero around very often, but in this case the cape fits. Out on the vast plains of western Kansas in the tiny agricultural berg of.

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Z-SYSTEMS and Dr. Carl Benoit Partner to Provide Natural Tooth Replacement to Montreal, QC - Digital Journal


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Z-SYSTEMS and Dr. Carl Benoit Partner to Provide Natural Tooth Replacement to Montreal, QC
Digital Journal
Montreal, QC - Nov 5, 2018 - People are more conscious of what foods they put in their bodies more than ever before, and with good reason. Studies show that GMO's, pesticides and toxins have serious negative impacts on consumer health. ... In a ...

How organic are you when it comes to food habits? - Khaleej Times


Khaleej Times

How organic are you when it comes to food habits?
Khaleej Times
Meat, in particular, is deemed more harmful, due to the common use of genetically modified organisms, growth hormones, antibiotics and harmful chemicals, she warned. "I definitely recommend people to eat only organic food, but it can be very expensive ...

Ugandan researchers hit the road to battle anti-GMO propaganda - Genetic Literacy Project


Ugandan researchers hit the road to battle anti-GMO propaganda
Genetic Literacy Project
Uganda already imports GMO food, but in processed form. There currently is now law to bar a product containing ingredients that don't meet standards. The law also provides for risk and safety management. This means that a scientist who violates the law ...

OPINION: 4 Shocking Consequences of Scientific Progress - The Daily Caller


OPINION: 4 Shocking Consequences of Scientific Progress
The Daily Caller
Scientific progress around the world is leading us into vastly uncharted territory. What we are witnessing goes beyond anything we have ever seen before … but scientific “progress” is not without grave consequences. In labs all over the world, today's ...

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