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GMO NOMS: Here fishy fishy fishy…

Anastasia over at Biofortified has a post up on the science behind the GMO salmon recently submitted to the FDA. Risk assessment and mitigation of AquAdvantage salmon Hehehe, its interesting to see where the luddites/technophobes got the ‘DER BE ANTIFREEZE GENES IN DEM DAR FISHIES!’ I thought they were just pulling that one straight out…

A sick juxtaposition

Story A on Yahoo! News: FDA to consider approval of modified salmon “This is perhaps the most studied fish in history,” he said. “Environmentally this is a very sustainable technology.” Stotish says the fish would be bred in better conditions than many of the world’s farmed salmon, and could be located closer to population centers…

Green our vaccines! Part III

Beet black scorch virus. Family: Tombusviridae Genus: Necrovirus I know you all are thinking what Im thinking. LETS MAKE A VACCINE OUTTA THAT! YAY!!!! A ton of plant vaccine papers have been rolling out on PubMed since I first wrote about them a few months ago. I couldnt resist writing about another cool paper– How…

Green our vaccines! Part II

While poop jokes are all in good fun here in the US (and in other developed parts of the world), diarrhea really isnt all that funny for most of the planet. Dehydration due to diarrhea is the second leading cause of death for babies, worldwide (it was #1 until we started aggressive education/re-hydration efforts). Hundreds…

Bill Gates luvs Pam!!

So last night Im playing on the internet, minding my own business, and I stumble upon this video of Bill Gates giving a gushing plug for Pamela Ronalds book, Tomorrows Table! **HIGH-FIVE!!**