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These stories, which have been repeated around the world, appear to be precisely the kind of triumph of biology over chemicals envisioned by Rachel Carson and by organic farmers, who have long dreamed of reducing the use of synthetic chemicals and enhancing biological diversity on farms.

Recently,  a number of very informative article about global food security, genetically engineered crops and the CA labeling initiative  have been published. Here I provide links to a few:   Food Crises and Technological Phobia « Biofortified. GMO Crops: To Label Or Not To Label http://j.mp/S3ie0i  Scientific and Academic Community Responds to CA initiative on#GMO Labeling http://www.noprop37.com/press/scientific-and-academic-community-responds-to-qualification-of-ballot-measure-mandating-labeling-of-genetically-engineered-foods/ … Stop…

Find out more about the man behind the funding for the California Proposition 37 labeling initiative. “Many of Mercola’s articles make unsubstantiated claims and clash with those of leading medical and public health organizations. For example, he opposes immunization [4] and fluoridation [5], and mammography [6]; claims that amalgam fillings are toxic [7]; and makes…

Endorsement: Prop. 37 is a sour plan for food labeling – Endorsements – The Sacramento Bee.

Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering series on Sustainable Agriculture and modern biotechnology #KSLA2012 with tweets · KamounLab · Storify.

A story by Guest Blogger Kay Watt Rice steamed in the husk and left to dry, then threshed is one of the subtle specialties of the region.     In Panama the rainy season lasts most of the year.  Rivers flood, runoff pours down hillsides, and the red clay roads become impassable. Horses strain forward…

What Is Life? A 21st Century Perspective | Conversation | Edge.   In February 1943 one of the most distinguished scientists of the 20th Century, Erwin Schrödinger, delivered a seminal lecture, entitled ‘What is Life?’, under the auspices of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, in Trinity College, Dublin. The then Prime Minister, Éamon de…

CultureLab: Passing the baton of life – from Schrödinger to Venter.

Journalist Kevin Kloor makes a plea to influential and well-respected scholars like Marion Nestle: Dont be fooled by a scientific veneer.

The History of Sake: Takamine and Today (with tweets) · pcronald · Storify.