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Microbiology

Artificial Sweeteners Are Not Harmful For Gut Microbiota, They Are Even Prebiotics

Food is plentiful and affordable, and that has brought an increase in consumption of foods that matched an ancient evolutionary mandate; sweetness.In ancient times, humans knew that sweetness meant more calories and in a world where they often weren't sure where the next meal would come from, getting as many calories when they were available was important. When agriculture came into...

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Black Friday Is The Day Of The Division Bio-Terrorist Attack: Here’s How It Could Happen

In March of 2016, a game called "Tom Clancy's The Division" was released. Unlike other "shooter" games such as "Destiny" and "Call of Duty", "The Division" has a compelling science story.(1) And the plot began on "Black Friday", the busiest shopping day of the year.read...

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Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard

When Miles McEvoy became Deputy Administrator of the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) he set out to do something in the Obama administration that Science 2.0 long had called for, and Consumers Union had been calling for a decade before us; spot field testing of organic food so their customers could be certain that the prohibited substances and excluded methods that marketers advertise in...

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Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard

When Miles McEvoy became Deputy Administrator of the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) he set out to do something in the Obama administration that Science 2.0 long had called for, and Consumers Union had been calling for a decade before us; spot field testing of organic food so their customers could be certain that the prohibited substances and excluded methods that marketers advertise in...

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John Birch Society Water Beliefs Renewed By San Francisco Progressives

A new "raw" trend has made its way into the paper of record for anti-science woo and miracle vegetable fads - the New York Times.Along with articles about astrology and acupuncture, they have now given us a look at the "raw water" craze, which is to say they have basically created the craze by giving it free publicity, which they can then write about it for their audience which, let's be honest,...

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John Birch Society Water Beliefs Renewed By San Francisco Progressives

A new "raw" trend has made its way into the paper of record for anti-science woo and miracle vegetable fads - the New York Times.Along with articles about astrology and acupuncture, they have now given us a look at the "raw water" craze, which is to say they have basically created the craze by giving it free publicity, which they can then write about it for their audience which, let's be honest,...

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