Category Archives: Hybridization techniques

Let nature take its . . . nahh!

Dr. Peter Shewry of the University of Bristol in the U.K. is one of the world’s most eminent agricultural scientists, an expert in wheat. I came across this particularly telling comment from a review on genetic modification he coauthored with … Continue reading

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Wheat is NOT "genetically-modified"

Alright. The Wheat Lobby has its lackeys out there, countering the Wheat Belly arguments by saying things like, “Davis says that wheat is genetically-modified and it’s not. So how much more can you believe of what he says?” (This Amazon … Continue reading

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Unapproved drugs

Imagine a world in which the pharmaceutical industry were permitted to develop drugs, then bring them directly to market, no regulatory process required. They develop a drug to treat a specific condition, like toe fungus or depression, then introduce it … Continue reading

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Freak

This story might freak you out. So put the kids to bed, close the door, and make sure no nosey neighbors are watching. Okay. Imagine you and I are evil scientists. We want to know what happens when we mate … Continue reading

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Wheat: Up close and personal

              Come on! Wheat can’t be that bad! “If it’s so bad, how come my Mom lived until she was 85 in perfect health and my grandparents likewise?” Okay, Wheat Belly Busters–those of you … Continue reading

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