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Sensu Stricto

Elsysia, late 2030s

The laboratory was almost empty. Only Richard Fredric Veldman was left in this part of the faculty for life sciences, as the other biologists had already left for the weekend. 3,506 more words

Mundane Science Fiction

Barking up the wrong tree. GMOs, Hunger, Climate and Environment (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)

Barking up the wrong tree. GMOs, Hunger, Climate and Environment (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)

Recently I have seen an article pointing once more the scenario of feeding a projected world of 9 billion by 2050. 1,973 more words

Diego Fdez-Sevilla

Maybe Rupert Murdoch should just buy Greenpeace now.

An earlier post of mine was basically a rant against the misinformation put out by, in particular, the anti-GMO crowd; this is a good example. It was actually posted on facebook in response to a thread where most of the claims had already been rebutted but that seems to make no difference. 449 more words

Genetic Engineering

Just How Toxic Are GMOs?

So we’ve been writing a series of posts entitled “What Does Organic Mean, Anyway?”  Almost immediately you have to start talking about GMOs because GMOs are a big no-no in the Organic World and we want you to understand why.  1,272 more words

Makes 3 Soap

When Dark Falls by Pippa Jay

Title: When Dark Falls
Author: Pippa Jay
Source: Amazon
Format: Kindle ebook
Rating: 5 Stars
Reviewer: Laurel

In a city where Dark Technologies Inc. now runs the show, Kadie Williams has more immediate concerns than the fall of Blaze, their guardian superhero. 374 more words

Science couldn't give a sh*t about being communicated (doesn't mean we shouldn't try)

After writing an exam answer on M13 bacteriophage (a virus that infects enterobacteria) and its uses in molecular biology, I started thinking about potential problems with science communication (which I’m quite interested in). 617 more words