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Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fail to deliver

By Nial Wheate , University of SydneyExtracts from a berry can improve the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. But it’s best to view this finding with caution because while ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 38 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

The Science of Science Communication at PNAS USA

IntroductionSelect this articleThe Science of Science Communication IIBaruch Fischhoff and  Dietram A. ScheufelePNAS 2014 111 (Supplement 4) 13583-13584; published ahead of print September 15, 2014,doi:10.1073/pnas.1414635111 Extract   Full Text (HTML) ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 19 hours ago]
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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

GM food is safe according to independent studies | Cosmos

Not-for-profit group Biology Fortified is dedicated to dispelling myths about genetically modified crops. Marc Brazeau reports. (at COSMOS magazine): Critics of genetically modified crops often assert that all research into the plants’ safety is bought ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

GLP’s Jon Entine cautions National Academy of Sciences about views of anti-science NGOs | Genetic Literacy Project

Jon Entine's testimony: EDITOR’S NOTE: The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences held two days of discussions this week on the controversial issue of crop biotechnology as it collects information for a spring 2016 report. ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Gates's epic project transforms farming in Africa - environment - 04 September 2014 - New Scientist

"IT'S like having a new life," says Lucy Banda, a farmer in Mwambaso village in western Malawi. Over the past three years she has trebled her farm's output and increased her income 15-fold (see " A life transformed ").Banda is one of 1.75 million African ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Do Squirrels Reject Genetically Modified Corn?

Kenneth Kramm's back yard testing. ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 206: Shattering DNA may have let gibbons evolve new species - life - New Scientist

Gibbons have such strange, scrambled DNA, it looks like someone has taken a hammer to it. Their genome has been massively reshuffled, and some biologists say that could be how new gibbon species evolved.Gibbons are apes, and were the first to break ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Prevalence and impacts of genetically engineered feedstuffs on livestock populations

A. L. Van Eenennaam and A. E. Young in Journal of Animal Science 2014 AbstractGlobally, food-producing animals consume 70 to 90% of genetically engineered (GE) crop biomass. This review briefly summarizes the scientific literature on performance and ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

GMOs: An Introduction | GMO Building Blocks

illustrations by Leah Zins |  LZ Graphic Design  Marc Brazeau provides a smooth entree:The debate around GMOs has heated up and people are looking for answers. For those new to the issue, that can be very difficult to do with confidence. As someone ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 205. Besides giving bees a buzz, coffee is host to genes that move between species and to new locations on chromosomes:

At Science magazine:We annotated 25,574 protein-coding genes [of the coffee genome]  (table S6), 92 microRNA precursors, and 2573 organellar-to-nuclear genome transfers. Transposable elements account for ~50% of the genome , of which ~85% are long ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Genome, Chromosome, Coffee
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Activism and the gift of delusion - Fooling yourself the better to fool others

Robert Trivers: Deceit and Self Deceit--Fooling yourself the better to fool others Manu Joseph is right on the money in discussing the recent exchanges between Michael Specter and Vandana Shiva: ...Activism is not filled with the deluded, but it has ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Shock discovery: #Organic marketeers fail to declare known cancer causing chemical CH(3).CH(2).OH on the label!

This turned up in the twitter in-feed-- a routine organic marketing gambit based on fearmongering: But when it comes to real hazards of chemicals in the organic product, the mandatory label principle goes missing in action: To be explicit, there is ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Organic, Chemical, Cancer

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...Over the past three years she has trebled her farm's output and increased her income 15-fold (see " A life transformed ").Banda is one of 1.75 million African smallholder farmers, 40 per cent of them women, enrolled in a $180-million five-year programme run by the  Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa . AGRA was set up in 2006 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation.Now, its latest report says the scheme is achieving its aims. Flagship projects in Tanzania and Malawi have each recruited 18,000 farmers, while in Ghana 117,000 have signed up OnOn average their farms' yields have doubled (see chart below)... @  Bill Gates's epic project transforms farming in Africa - environment - 04 September 2014 - New Scientist :"
...He said the Liberal Agriculture Minister Ken Baston also spoke on the motion and described the Act as "a piece of legislation purely designed for prohibition...@  Motion moved to repeal WA GM Act - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Farm Weekly :"
...Suggesting a coherent approach on information and knowledge sharing on Bt brinjal in Bangladesh, Minister Chowdhury emphasizes that "we accord the highest priority to the safety and benefits to the society but shun any activity that intends to spread misinformation and misguide the public about Bt brinjal or other products that are evaluated by public sector research institutions."  Presenting the field level experience and evidence, Brief 47 also encapsulates the testimonials of experts and farmers attesting the benefits of Bt brinjal...
..."They’re talking about scientific testing but the natural processes and ecosystems have been tested over 3 billion years. "Read more:In GeneticallyGenetically modified grass for dairy cows sparks concern DateJune 20, 2014 The Age, Fairfax Press, Clare Kermond The Pundit's thoughts: Much better food safety rules: Scientific evidence about safety and history of safe human use as a food. Farming itself, and certainly ploughing, is not natural, but organic farmers do it."

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Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fai... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 38 mins ago]
The Science of Science Communication at PNAS USA [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 19 hours ago]
GM food is safe according to independent studie... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
GLP’s Jon Entine cautions National Academy of S... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
Bill Gates's epic project transforms farming in... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 15 2014]
Do Squirrels Reject Genetically Modified Corn? [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 14 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 206: Shattering DNA may have ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 11 2014]
Prevalence and impacts of genetically engineere... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 08 2014]
GMOs: An Introduction | GMO Building Blocks [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 06 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 205. Besides giving bees a bu... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Activism and the gift of delusion - Fooling you... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Shock discovery: #Organic marketeers fail to de... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Science Based Medicine on The Unpersuadables [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 03 2014]
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Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer | The Od... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law inva... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 25 2014]
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Tasmanian GMO moratorium: local farmers welcome... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
Yield should be the focus for achieving global ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 204. Many hybrids between spe... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
Seralini Rat Study Revisited -- Now in R Color ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 18 2014]
Vandana Shiva’s Crusade Against Genetically Mod... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 18 2014]
Naive version or non-naive, the precautionary p... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 17 2014]
Mr Juncker, do not scrap science! [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 15 2014]
Motion moved to repeal West Australia GM Act - ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 15 2014]
Toxicological evaluation of proteins introduced... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 09 2014]
European science under siege | Cosmos [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 06 2014]
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Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fai... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 38 mins ago]
By Nial Wheate , University of SydneyExtracts from a berry can improve the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. But it’s best to view this finding with caution because while ...
The Science of Science Communication at PNAS USA [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 19 hours ago]
IntroductionSelect this articleThe Science of Science Communication IIBaruch Fischhoff and  Dietram A. ScheufelePNAS 2014 111 (Supplement 4) 13583-13584; published ahead of print September 15, 2014,doi:10.1073/pnas.1414635111 Extract   Full Text (HTML) ...
GM food is safe according to independent studie... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
Not-for-profit group Biology Fortified is dedicated to dispelling myths about genetically modified crops. Marc Brazeau reports. (at COSMOS magazine): Critics of genetically modified crops often assert that all research into the plants’ safety is bought ...
GLP’s Jon Entine cautions National Academy of S... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
Jon Entine's testimony: EDITOR’S NOTE: The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences held two days of discussions this week on the controversial issue of crop biotechnology as it collects information for a spring 2016 report. ...
Bill Gates's epic project transforms farming in... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 15 2014]
"IT'S like having a new life," says Lucy Banda, a farmer in Mwambaso village in western Malawi. Over the past three years she has trebled her farm's output and increased her income 15-fold (see " A life transformed ").Banda is one of 1.75 million African ...
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