Science & Society

Organic Activists, Anti-Vaxxers, And Scientologists Claim We're A Corporate 'Front' Group. Their Disinformation Exposed

Activist groups that endorse the organic manufacturing and are opposed to agricultural biotechnology (GMOs and gene edited crops and animals) try to claim that the Genetic Literacy Project is a “corporate front group that was formerly funded by Monsanto” — ...

Article - Jon Entine - Jun 21 2021 - 4:26pm

COVID-19 Gave A Bump To Bodegas And Dollar Stores But That Wasn't Better For Poor People

During the COVID-19 pandemic, wealthier people had the money to stay home and order online. Not so for poor people, who instead made more trips to local dollar stores and small groceries to get their family's food. Why is that bad? It isn't at fa ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 19 2021 - 1:50pm

Some Shark Scientists Have Issues With Shark Week

"Shark Week" is a Discovery Channel event each summer, unsurprisingly about sharks. It came into existence because "Jaws" the book and then the film were huge hits and they never left the public consciousness after that. Now Shark Week ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 27 2021 - 5:20pm

Defining Astronauts: Risk Taking And Training Make An Astronaut, Not Altitude.

S pace agencies like NASA define astronaut based on whether someone as completed the training to be an astronaut.  NASA also recognizes Astronauts who have flown missions with a gold pin instead of a silver one.   This is standard across government space ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jul 29 2021 - 3:57pm

Agroecology Has Become The New European Colonialism In Africa

Are you a white person who believes you have a moral imperative to introduce your superior belief system to brown and black people in other countries who have not yet been converted? No, you're not a 19th century European missionary, you work at a mod ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 4 2021 - 10:24am

Hogweeds, the good, the bad, and the awful

Recently I watched this video: The MONSTER That Devours Russia- YouTube ...

Blog Post - Robert H Olley - Aug 11 2021 - 5:11am

IARC Creates A 'Get To Know A Scientist' Series- Now They Just Need To Hire One

The international Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France was once one of the most respected epidemiology groups in the world. Today, their reputation is in a shambles. They'd like to fix that, and to humanize their group they have created one ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 16 2021 - 4:45pm

Americans Were Surveyed About Subway And Megan Rapinoe Taking A Knee- Here's What They Said

Subway Brand Ambassador and soccer star Megan Rapinoe kneeled during the national anthem at the Tokyo Olympics and Twitter did what Twitter was designed to do and went into spasms, despite that being about as edgy and controversial as endorsing clean water ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 17 2021 - 10:22am

China's Government Steals Research. Chinese Scientists Do Not. Open Research, A Balancing Act

C hina has a lot of people and a proportional amount of very talented people. So does India, so does the USA. We should work with China but not be worked by the CCP. The Peoples Republic of China lead by the Chinese Communist Party has taken actions which ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Aug 17 2021 - 12:38pm

Nuclear matters, from Oak Ridge to Dubna

Recently I have watched a number of interesting series videos on the topic of nuclear physics, and its applications in peace and war. China Is Building a Thorium Molten Salt Reactor – Here’s Why It Matters- YouTube This is one of Anton Petrov’s videos whi ...

Blog Post - Robert H Olley - Aug 19 2021 - 9:28am