Dr. Paul Offit: Striking similarities between anti-biotech and anti-vaccine activism

Dr. Paul Offit joins Cameron English of the Genetic Literacy Project to discuss the similarities between these two groups, and how anti-biotech and anti-vaccine groups use fear-based messaging impacts the public’s understanding of science. Paul Offit is a pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an expert on vaccines, immunology, and virology. He has… Read More Dr. Paul Offit: Striking similarities between anti-biotech and anti-vaccine activism

The Poison of Non-GMO Products

Smirnoff made some waves back in October when they announced they’re going Non-GMO with their vodka. The reaction to this move has also been noteworthy. A couple of farmers from Kansas who also own a liquor store made headlines by boycotting Smirnoff products in their store.

Twelve Invisible Eco-Catastrophes and Threats of Doom That are Actually Fake — WUWT?

Guest essay by Patrick Moore, PhD Some time ago it struck me that the majority of alleged environmental catastrophes and threats are invisible or very remote, thus making it virtually impossible for the average person to validate them through observation. Observations, along with replications of those observations, are the very foundation of the scientific method. Seeing…… Read More Twelve Invisible Eco-Catastrophes and Threats of Doom That are Actually Fake — WUWT?

Paul Ehrlich’s Population Fraud Turns 50

Dr. Paul Ehrlich’s best selling manual of doom, The Population Bomb turns 50 this month. It was during May of 1968 that his best selling, anti-human, neo-Mathusian screed was published. The New York Times produced an excellent video describing the horrible effects of following Ehrlich’s ideas and shows why they ultimately (pun intended) bombed.