Tag Archives: Willard

Science might be political, but…..

Since everyone else is writing about science having always been political, I thought I would have a go too. I will admit that this episode has made me think more about this, and there are aspects that I still find … Continue reading

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Sound Science

By some serendipity, I noticed and responded to a tweet where Kevin Folta was trying to ridicule the accusation that he was “pro-GMO”: How about "pro-artificial plant-growth environments" or simply "pro-biotech"? Self-serving caricatures won't make social labeling disappear. — willard … Continue reading

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The Fermi Paradox

In a number of posts I’ve said something like “we can do something to address the risks associated with climate change if we wish to do so” and regularly get challenged as to what I mean. All I really mean … Continue reading

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