Category Archives for "ScienceBlog"

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The UN Finally Admits They Caused the Haiti Cholera Outbreak…But Refuses to Take Financial Responsibility

Did you know that over the past 6 years over 10,000 people have died of cholera in Haiti?  This may not sound like a shocking statistic, but before 2010, the tiny country had been free of the disease for more than a century. That was no mean feat for an impoverished nation where sewers are almost non-existent and the water supply is tenuous.…

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Monsanto’s Illegal Poison Kills Neighbors’ Crops *SHOCK UPDATE* The EPA Does Nothing

Now that glyphosate has been denounced by the World Health Organization, there’s a new spray in town from our friendly neighborhood purveyor of poison, Monsanto. It hasn’t yet been approved, but given the history of blatant collusion between Monsanto and the government, there’s little doubt that it will be.

But there’s a bit of a catch: even though dicamba, the newest toxic ingredient in the Monsanto line-up, hasn’t actually been approved for this use by the EPA, it is already being widely used on genetically modified crops…And the illegal spray is killing the crops of neighboring farmers.…

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6 Weird Things About Zika That Don’t Add Up

Anyone who is a regular reader knows that if there is a scary pandemic out there we should be worried about, I’m the head engineer on the worry train. (This book is front and center on my bookcase. Obviously, I spend a fair bit of time thinking about pandemics!)

There are many viruses that would wreak terrifying havoc if it were to spread, and since the beginning of this, I haven’t been convinced that Zika is one of them.  …

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