20 Sep '12, 7pm

Study on GMO corn requires a non-GMO grain of salt:

Study on GMO corn requires a non-GMO grain of salt:

The Daily Mail is a British tabloid in the classic tradition of tabloids: sensationalized, eager to entertain, shallow. Here’s an example headline it ran today : “Michelle thought diet pills could help her drop a dress size. Now she’s got just ten years to live.” I mean, that’s a pretty solid headline right there. Clicking through, the story is a lot less salacious — anecdotal experiences are prominent, while scientific evidence is mostly used as filler. A good reminder to take what you read in the Daily Mail with a grain of salt. Here’s another one of its headlines, this time from yesterday : “Cancer row over GM foods as study says it did THIS to rats… and can cause organ damage and early death in humans.” The article is paired with truly grotesque photos of tumor-swollen rats, and a shot of a protestor dressed as the grim reaper in a field of corn. Not the lab rats from ...

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:P @MoffettHangar1 You need a lot of corn!!!

:P @MoffettHangar1 You need a lot of corn!!!

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