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No risk with GMO food, says EU chief scientific advisor

Jeremy Fleming euractive.com EXCLUSIVE: Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are no riskier than their conventionally farmed equivalents, the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor Anne Glover has told EurActiv in an exclusive interview, calling for countries impeding GMO use to be put … Continue reading

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Green plants reduce city street pollution up to 8 times more than previously believed

Michael Bernstein EurekAlert Trees, bushes and other greenery growing in the concrete-and-glass canyons of cities can reduce levels of two of the most worrisome air pollutants by eight times more than previously believed, a new study has found. A report … Continue reading

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Synthetic biology could lead to disaster, says Oxford bioethicist

Michael Cook BioEdge Julian Savulescu, of Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, has issued a dramatic warning about the dangers of synthetic biology. He believe that it easily could be used to synthesise lethal new organisms which could kill vast … Continue reading

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Gulf of Despair – USA

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 Two years after the Gulf of Mexico disaster BP say the area is back in business. But in reality oil is washing up on the beaches, local residents are falling ill and the peak of … Continue reading

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Six “Grow Younger” Nutrients I Take Every Day

Dr.Mercola mercola.com Nutritionists have long been interested in the dynamics of telomere length in the body, and how telomeres figure in to human health and life expectancy. Telomeres were first discovered in 1973 by Alexey Olovnikov. He found that the … Continue reading

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Why Men Should Be Eating Berries Daily

Prevent Disease Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries can significantly reduce risk of developing Parkinson’s disease in men, suggest researchers. In a study by British and U.S. experts, men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in flavonoids … Continue reading

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FAO/WHO Expert meeting on the application of nanotechnologies in the food and agriculture sectors: potential food safety implications – Meeting report

FAO & WHO Governments, industry and science have identified the potential of nanotechnology in the food and agriculture sectors and are investing significantly in its application to food production. However, owing to limited knowledge of the effects of these applications on … Continue reading

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Low doses matter hugely, say scientists

Kristin Shafer Panna It’s been the official mantra of pesticide companies for decades: “The dose makes the poison.” While it makes intuitive sense — you’d think that the more of chemical you’re exposed to, the sicker you’ll get — the … Continue reading

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Why Would I Want A Dead Tooth In My Mouth For Life?

Health Coach GreenMedInfo Of all the dental procedures and dental materials utilized throughout the field of dentistry there is none more destructive to human health than root canals. “It like putting a bullet in your mouth, and then just waiting … Continue reading

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New Research: GMO Food Far Worse Than We Think

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Disturbing new research published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology indicates that genetically modified (GM) crops with “stacked traits,” that is, with multiple traits such as glyphosate-herbicide resistance and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) insecticidal toxins engineered together into … Continue reading

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