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Kevin Folta Blazes Sci Comm Satire Trail with Character Vern Blazek

Science:  The term may conjure images ranging from space flight to synapses; galaxies to gametes, and everything in between. Encompassing the vast body of knowledge from all of its branches, …

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Fear Babe with fruit
ScienceSkepticism

Pre-order Your Copy of The Fear Babe: Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House

  With foreword by Dr. Kevin Folta, The Fear Babe:  Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House, due out on October 29th, is now available for pre-order. Dubbed “the book the organic …

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John Roulac
FeaturedScienceSkepticism

John Roulac: Anti GMO leader, Big Organic businessman, master manipulator

John Roulac exudes a weather-beaten, albeit well-polished, flower child image. The founder, CEO and face of Nutiva, named one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing food companies in America for five consecutive …

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ScienceSkepticism

Kavin Can’t Even Allergy Edition: Go Home, GMO Inside. You’re Fear Mongering

I know I haven’t given you a #KavinCantEven in a few weeks. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, “Kavin Can’t Even” is a regular-ish column in which I …

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ActivismScienceSkepticism

Science Drama at March Against Myths about Modification, and My Showdown with Zen Honeycutt

Sometimes science can be boring, or at least seem less-than-riveting to the general public. There are a lot of dry methodologies, frequent snafus, those pesky problems of having to reproduce results, …

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and the real shills are (piggy bank)
Skepticism

Hypocrite GMO opponents are paying bloggers to shill. Here’s how to call them out.

As an outspoken biotechnology and genetic engineering advocate, my writing has garnered all types of feedback. I receive flattering compliments: “I enjoy your snarky but intelligent writings.” Snarky AND intelligent? …

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MAMyths protest sign
ActivismFeaturedSkepticism

March Against Monsanto is wrong. Let’s counter-protest. Here are the details

May 23rd is fast approaching, bringing with it an international day of misinformation with the annual March Against Monsanto. The MAM movement began in 2013 as a grassroots response to …

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Oz as a snake oil salesman
ScienceSkepticism

Doctors Against Dr. Oz: Keep Your Eye on the Snake Oil Salesman

Until recently, Dr. Mehmet Oz’s grip on the nation was firm. Indeed, America’s television doctor has charisma on his side. The handsome host’s demographic is composed largely of adoring women …

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