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What You May Not Know About GMOs

Today, I’m going to be sharing with you some facts regarding GMOs that you may not have been aware of. I am a big believer in Non-GMOs, and I have discovered a passion for the topic after writing a research report last year. 1,950 more words

Fitness

VayneLine out Tomorrow (Jan 20)!

Hey guys its been a very long time coming, but my book is out tomorrow.  You can preorder it here now:

I am leaving it at 99 cents for the opening price, its a very long scifi story so check it out and leave any comments if you actually pick it up!

Translating the Language of Seed Packets: Hybrid, Heirloom, non-GMO, and more

I recently wrote an article for the Garden Professors, another blog I contribute to regularly, on the information and misinformation you might find on a seed packet.  142 more words

Vegetable Gardening

Dr. Rhonda Patrick on CRISPR | Joe Rogan Experience

CRISPR

(Episode 672) 2:28:13 – CRISPR. The technology came about when scientists found that there was viral DNA present in bacteria. One scientist theorized that the DNA exists in the bacteria because it is part of a mechanism used to combat the virus at a later point; the bacteria is now prepared and understands the threat. 143 more words

Extinction Aftermath by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Source: Amazon
Format: Kindle
Rating:  5 Stars
Reviewer: Laurel

When I think Smith can’t top the previous book in a series, he turns around and shows me just what stuff he’s made of. 85 more words

Science Fiction

SHEPHERDS by J. Drew Brumbaugh

This is a story about what are, in effect, mermaids and mermen. However, it is not fantasy – at least not fairy-tale fantasy, though perhaps you might class it as that SF sub-genre Speculative Fantasy, rather than as hardcore Science Fiction. 448 more words

Book Reviews

Why Technology Is Not the Main Issue in GMO for Grapevines

I have despaired for years of seeing a reasoned discussion of the implications of genetic engineering for grapevines or other plants. Politicization has created an atmosphere in which it becomes impossible to discuss on a rational basis the advantages and disadvantages of the technique. 630 more words

Wine