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Independent Science News - 2020-06-02 - Original post - cached version

By Jonathan Latham, PhD and Allison Wilson, PhD If the public has learned a lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic it is that science does not generate certainty. Do homemade face masks work? What is the ...

The post The Case Is Building That COVID-19 Had a Lab Origin appeared first on...

Independent Science News - 2020-05-05 - Original post - cached version

by Sam Husseini Many people are dismissing the possibility that the COVID-19 pandemic might have come from a lab. It is possible that they are unaware of the frequency of biohazards escaping from laboratories. On Feb. ...

The post The Long History of Accidental Laboratory Releases of...

Independent Science News - 2020-04-25 - Original post - cached version

By Sam Husseini This article first appeared at Salon There is no scientific finding that the novel coronavirus was bioengineered, but its origins are not entirely clear. Deadly pathogens discovered in the wild can be ...

The post Did this Virus Come from a Lab? Maybe Not — But it Exposes...

Independent Science News - 2020-04-14 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Matthews of GMWatch Like many of our readers, we may be sheltering-in-place, but please don’t think we’re taking our eye off the ball. Although other issues may not seem so important at the ...

The post COVID-19: A wake-up call for biosafety appeared first on Independent...

Independent Science News - 2020-02-25 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD The standard gene-editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9, frequently produces a type of DNA mutation that ordinary genetic analysis misses, claims new research published in the journal Science Advances. In describing these findings the ...

The post Researchers Are Substantially...

Independent Science News - 2020-02-17 - Original post - cached version

By Rob Wallace, PhD A new deadly coronavirus 2019-nCoV, related to SARS and MERS and apparently originating in live animal markets in Wuhan, China, is starting to spread worldwide. Chinese authorities have reported 5974 cases nationwide, 1000 of them severe. With infections ...

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Independent Science News - 2020-02-13 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD (Please note: this article contains disturbing content) The case of an animal rights activist who infiltrated an independent German chemical testing laboratory has triggered the discovery of an apparently extensive chemical ...

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Independent Science News - 2020-01-20 - Original post - cached version

By Martha Rosenberg There’s a lot the industrial factory farm industry prefers to keep consumers in the dark about, including what happens when millions of confined, stressed out animals with weakened immune systems are exposed ...

The post Another Disease Outbreak Threatens U.S. Pigs,...

Independent Science News - 2019-11-07 - Original post - cached version

by Million Belay and Timothy Wise Last month in Ghana, Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, congratulated an illustrious group of corporate and government leaders for “leapfrogging into the future” ...

The post The Battle for the Future of Food in...

Independent Science News - 2019-11-04 - Original post - cached version

Mackenzie Feldman, Founder of Herbicide-Free Campus has been working to end herbicide use by the University of California campus system. This May, the University announced a ban on glyphosate citing “concerns about possible human health ...

The post Interview With Mackenzie Feldman of...

Independent Science News - 2019-09-23 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD The gene-editing of DNA inside living cells is considered by many to be the preeminent technological breakthrough of the new millennium. Researchers in medicine and agriculture have rapidly adopted it as ...

The post Gene-Editing Unintentionally Adds Bovine DNA,...

Independent Science News - 2019-08-12 - Original post - cached version

By Jonathan Latham, PhD and Allison Wilson, PhD Gene-editing is seen by many as the ultimate in precision breeding. Polled cattle, whose horns have been genetically removed, have been presented as exemplars of this–a socially ...

The post FDA Finds Unexpected Antibiotic Resistance Genes...

Independent Science News - 2019-08-08 - Original post - cached version

by Ronnie Cummins The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This ...

The post The 9% Lie: Industrial Food and Climate Change appeared first on...

Independent Science News - 2019-07-10 - Original post - cached version

by Maywa Montenegro, Annie Shattuck and Joshua Sbicca These are difficult times in farm country. Historic spring rains – 600% above average in some places – inundated fields and homes. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

The post US Agriculture Needs a 21st-Century New Deal appeared...

Independent Science News - 2019-06-24 - Original post - cached version

by Dave Chapman In the last 7 years there has been a quiet redefinition taking place in the USDA National Organic Program that oversees organic standards. Large scale industrial producers have insinuated themselves into organic ...

The post The Hydroponic Threat to Organic Food appeared...

Independent Science News - 2019-06-18 - Original post - cached version

Dr Vandana Shiva The ontology and ecology of food  Food is not a commodity, it is not “stuff” put together mechanically and artificially in labs and factories. Food is life. Food holds the contributions of ...

The post Fake Food, Fake Meat: Big Food’s Desperate Attempt to Further the...

Independent Science News - 2019-06-11 - Original post - cached version

by Rachel Smolker, Ph.D. (Biofuelwatch) and Anne Petermann (Global Justice Ecology Project) About a century ago the American chestnut tree was attacked by the introduced fungal pathogen (Cryphonectria parasitica). This fungus drove the chestnut to ...

The post The GE American Chestnut –...

Independent Science News - 2019-05-22 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD Imagine you are an undergraduate attending an Ivy League university. You go to a routine department seminar. In the middle of his presentation the professor picks up a container from the ...

The post As a GMO Stunt, Professor Tasted Pesticide and Gave it To...

Independent Science News - 2019-05-17 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD University of California President Janet Napolitano has halted the use of glyphosate on all ten of its campuses, which serve over 200,000 students. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the Monsanto ...

The post University of California System Halts Use of...

Independent Science News - 2019-04-23 - Original post - cached version

By Alex Liebman and Rob Wallace, PhD Eighty percent of U.S. antibiotics are used to promote livestock and poultry growth and protect the animals from the bacterial consequences of the manure-laden environments in which they ...

The post A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among...

Independent Science News - 2019-04-15 - Original post - cached version

By Hans Muilerman and Jonathan Latham, PhD Current EU regulations forbid human exposure to pesticides that are classified as mutagenic, carcinogenic, reprotoxic (toxic for reproduction), persistent or capable of disrupting endocrine systems. By virtue of ...

Independent Science News - 2019-01-29 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD Researchers who work on GMO crops are developing special “artificial diet systems”. The stated purpose of these new diets is to standardise the testing of the Cry toxins, often used in ...

Independent Science News - 2019-01-14 - Original post - cached version

By Elizabeth Henderson “For Sale” signs have replaced “Dairy of Distinction” on the last two dairy farms on the road I drive to town. The farm crisis of the 1980’s that never really went away ...

Independent Science News - 2018-12-06 - Original post - cached version

by Ramon Seidler, PhD The Macron Government of France is offering its farmers a way out of glyphosate dependency within the next 3 years. Millions have been following European discussions on the possible ban (or ...

Independent Science News - 2018-11-27 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD (This article is reprinted from Truthout.) “Whether the challenge is low-yield crops in Africa or low graduation rates in Los Angeles, we listen and learn,” states the website of the Bill and Melinda ...

Independent Science News - 2018-10-08 - Original post - cached version

By Caius Rommens Genetic engineering isn’t everyone’s childhood dream. Even I didn’t care for it when I started studying biology at the University of Amsterdam, but my professor explained it was an acquired taste and ...

Independent Science News - 2018-06-11 - Original post - cached version

by Salvatore Ceccarelli Science has recently begun associating the decline of biodiversity with the increase of inflammatory diseases. These range from inflammatory bowel disease, to ulcerative colitis, to cardiovascular disorders, to various liver diseases and ...

Independent Science News - 2018-06-04 - Original post - cached version

by Allison Wilson, PhD and Jonathan Latham, PhD The biotech industry and its supporters have promoted GMO Golden Rice for decades as an urgently needed solution to vitamin A deficiency. But, in a surprising twist, ...

Independent Science News - 2018-03-05 - Original post - cached version

by Claire Robinson A Monsanto genetically modified (GMO) maize, called MON89034, caused kidney disease and bladder stones in rats in industry tests performed in 2007. Several EU member states, including Germany, Belgium, Austria, and France, ...

Independent Science News - 2018-02-18 - Original post - cached version

by Allison Wilson, PhD It was the first day of two weeks’ voting. The rural alpine municipality of Mals was about to consider a revolutionary possibility – a vote for a “Pesticide Free Mals.” A “yes” ...

Independent Science News - 2018-02-12 - Original post - cached version

By Evaggelos Vallianatos When I entered the Office of Pesticide Programs of the US Environmental Protection Agency in May 1979, I knew practically nothing about pesticides. Though I had taken classes in chemistry in college ...

Independent Science News - 2017-12-12 - Original post - cached version

By William Sanjour In 1978 I was a branch chief in the newly created Hazardous Waste Management Division of EPA. I was charged with supervising the drafting of regulations to implement the hazardous waste portion of ...

Independent Science News - 2017-12-04 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this year paid a PR firm called Emerging Ag $1.6 million to recruit a covert coalition of academics to manipulate a UN decision-making process over ...

Independent Science News - 2017-11-27 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD The ecology of Planet Earth is rapidly collapsing under a rising tide of toxic pollution and plastic waste as, in every sector of the economy, natural products and methods are replaced ...

Independent Science News - 2017-11-14 - Original post - cached version

Petra Sorge (BuzzFeed Contributor) On 17 November 1953 a catastrophic accident took place at a German chemical plant owned by BASF (Badische Anilin und Soda-Fabrik). Production went badly out of control and dozens of workers ...

Independent Science News - 2017-11-01 - Original post - cached version

In a presentation yesterday at Cornell, Alliance for Science Director, Sarah Evanega, revealed that her organisation had received “a renewed contribution” of $6.4 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Originally endowed with $5.6 ...

Independent Science News - 2017-10-25 - Original post - cached version

by Allison Wilson, PhD. GMO Golden Rice is promoted as a potent tool to alleviate vitamin A deficiency. However, Indian researchers now report that the genes needed to produce it have unintended effects. When they ...

Independent Science News - 2017-10-21 - Original post - cached version

by Steve Smith, Chairman of Save Our Crops Coalition. On October 13th, an EPA press release announced the agency’s decision to allow the use of dicamba herbicides during the 2018 growing season for post-emergent weed ...

Independent Science News - 2017-10-09 - Original post - cached version

Is the supposed safety advantage of GMO crops over conventional chemical pesticides a mirage? According to biotech lore, the Bt pesticides introduced into many GMO food crops are natural proteins whose toxic activity extends only to narrow groups of insect species. Therefore, says the industry,...

Independent Science News - 2017-08-14 - Original post - cached version

by Steven Druker For more than twenty years, many eminent scientists and scientific institutions have routinely claimed that genetically modified foods are safe. And because of the perceived authority of their pronouncements, most government officials ...

Independent Science News - 2017-07-27 - Original post - cached version

by Rebekah Wilce The world of independent chemical testing has a shiny veneer. The public is reassured that chemicals they’re exposed to on a daily basis are certified by technicians in spotless white lab coats ...

Independent Science News - 2017-07-19 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD The British non-profit GMWatch recently revealed the agribusiness takeover of Conabia, the National Advisory Committee on Agricultural Biotechnology of Argentina. Conabia is the GMO assessment body of Argentina. According to GMWatch, ...

Independent Science News - 2017-06-26 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD and Allison Wilson, PhD Genetically engineered (GE) bacteria have been found in riboflavin vitamin supplements intended for animal feed use according to newly published EU tests. Contamination of food grade or ...

Independent Science News - 2017-03-21 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD Many people date the DNA revolution to the discovery of its structure by James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953. But really it began thirty years before, conceived by the Rockefeller ...

Independent Science News - 2017-03-13 - Original post - cached version

by Meredith Rector (Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR)) Growing mangoes in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca has racked up an enormous socio-political expense for the region far greater than the price tag on ...

Independent Science News - 2017-02-13 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD One of the central issues of our day is how to safely manage the outputs of industrial innovation. Novel products incorporating nanotechnology, biotechnology, rare metals, microwaves, novel chemicals, and more, enter ...

Independent Science News - 2017-02-06 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD Test your understanding of the living world with this simple question. What kind of large biomolecule is found in all living organisms? If your answer is “DNA”, you are incorrect. Many ...

Independent Science News - 2017-01-30 - Original post - cached version

by Robert G. Wallace Multiple outbreaks of deadly H5 bird flu are decimating poultry across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The epidemic, moving across Eurasia in wave after wave, follows an eruption of H5N2 ...

Independent Science News - 2017-01-24 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD The GMO labeling issue has quieted down some but there is still plenty to discuss. Just this week the USDA proposed to redefine GMOs with new loopholes for gene editing. However, ...

Independent Science News - 2016-10-04 - Original post - cached version

by Jonathan Latham, PhD Who would have thought that at Cornell University, arguably the most highly regarded agricultural university in the world, no scientist would speak for the benefits and safety of GMOs? Perhaps I ...

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