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Evolutionary disadvantage of pessimism – 3

I’m surprised that my original post on this thread is my third most read post and also surprised that I wrote a followup and here I’m doing it again. So somehow I seem to drift back to this idea about … Continue reading

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Antioxidants & Cancer: Read the studies carefully

When I first saw headlines of articles about how “could help spreading growth of cancer cells” by antioxidants, I initially thought, oh boy, another sacred cow of the nutrition scolds takes in on the chin. My first idea about this … Continue reading

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Defeating denialism

Circumstances have prevented me from having any time for blogging, but hopefully I can begin to ease back into it again, esp. when I see simple articles that so clearly demonstrate a point. Some of the anti-science denialist crowd, esp. … Continue reading

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Deciding what I believe

This might seem like a silly exercise, after all I believe what I believe. But rather than let myself just jump to some conclusion, based on gut feel and general belief, I like to be consistent in my beliefs, basing … Continue reading

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Arctic ice loss

Of course global warming (AGW) is a hoax; IDiot Inhofe proved it because he could find enough snow to make a snowall – case closed. Meanwhile on the real science front an interesting article (news, not the full scientific report) … Continue reading

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McDonalds: Don’t Use GMO Potato

The nutrition scolds already hate McDonalds and will say anything nasty about it they can. McDonalds has aggressively moved toward calorie labeling, but: a) it’s not enough, and, b) somehow it’s even bad they did this because, well, er, lots … Continue reading

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Coffee is going to throw anti-GMO crowd into a tizzy

With the recent announcement of the sequencing of the plant Coffea canephora¬†the Luddite segment of the food movement will face a real dilemma. Can you see how? Well, the DNA sequencing reveals the genes involved in caffeine production. And with … Continue reading

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