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Wheat and climate in the news

An article by from scientists from the Southeast Climate Consortium (which helps support this blog) in Nature shows that rising temperatures around the globe have warming are “already slowing yield gains at a majority of wheat-growing locations. Global wheat production is estimated to fall by 6% for each °C of…
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Can we have a civil debate about science? An essay about GMOs

I ran across this article about the debate between GMO science and public safety in a blog entry today  at the Genetic Literacy Project.  Here is the link: http://geneticliteracyproject.org/2015/01/12/is-it-possible-to-have-a-civil-debate-about-gmos-and-safety-probably-not/.  The blog writer points out a variety of issues that keep people from taking scientific results seriously, even in the face…
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