Scientist thrashes Rachel Carlson for her genocide

Physician, vaccine maker and advocate Dr. Paul Offit penned a necessary but confusing drubbing of the Mother Goddess of the environmentalist movement, Rachel Carson. His criticism is uneven, though. Despite referring to her as a hero he goes on to point out because of what she said about DDT in her book Silent Spring, he…

After beating Ebola, destroy Malaria … with DDT

Fortunately, efforts are taking place in Africa to stem the tide of Ebola outbreaks. The pandemics are the result mainly of an African custom of washing dead bodies prior to burial. Despite President Obama’s commitment of American resources to fight the virus, there is one more virus that he and some of his predecessors have…

Bees, pesticides, and “toxic taters”

News out of Canada, a handful beekeepers are attempting to sue pesticide companies for the untimely demise of their bee populations. According to National Post the targets of the suit are agricultural technology companies Bayer and Syngenta for $400-million in damages in which the claim is that the pesticides those companies produced negatively impacted beekeeper…