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A highlight from GLP Podcast: Abortion muddies COVID vaccine debate; Coffee is heart healthy again; Genetics of homosexuality

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Abortion muddies COVID vaccine debate; Coffee is heart healthy again; Genetics of homosexuality

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Abortion muddies COVID vaccine debate; Coffee is heart healthy again; Genetics of homosexuality

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: End climate alarmism; FDA vs kratom; Is GMO ice cream dangerous? Nope

A highlight from GLP Podcast: End climate alarmism; FDA vs kratom; Is GMO ice cream dangerous? Nope

A highlight from GLP Podcast: End climate alarmism; FDA vs kratom; Is GMO ice cream dangerous? Nope

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Climate change enhances farming? Lawyers target paraquat; NYT vs anti-GMO groups

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Climate change enhances farming? Lawyers target paraquat; NYT vs anti-GMO groups

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Climate change enhances farming? Lawyers target paraquat; NYT vs anti-GMO groups

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Big Fears, Little Risks  Documentary featuring GLP experts tackles GMO, vaccine skepticism

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Big Fears, Little Risks Documentary featuring GLP experts tackles GMO, vaccine skepticism

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Big Fears, Little Risks Documentary featuring GLP experts tackles GMO, vaccine skepticism

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Anti-smoking drug fights COVID; Designer babies unethical? Scientists invade social media GMO debate

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Anti-smoking drug fights COVID; Designer babies unethical? Scientists invade social media GMO debate

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Anti-smoking drug fights COVID; Designer babies unethical? Scientists invade social media GMO debate

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Biotechs dark side; Pro-science consumers spread misinformation; Mandatory HPV shots?

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Biotechs dark side; Pro-science consumers spread misinformation; Mandatory HPV shots?

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Biotechs dark side; Pro-science consumers spread misinformation; Mandatory HPV shots?

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: When science isnt about evidence; Bayer pulling Roundup off retail shelves; Kenya approves GMO cassava

A highlight from GLP Podcast: When science isnt about evidence; Bayer pulling Roundup off retail shelves; Kenya approves GMO cassava

A highlight from GLP Podcast: When science isnt about evidence; Bayer pulling Roundup off retail shelves; Kenya approves GMO cassava

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from GLP podcast: Greenpeace v Golden Rice; Vaccine side effectsmyth or reality? Objective truth under fire

A highlight from GLP podcast: Greenpeace v Golden Rice; Vaccine side effectsmyth or reality? Objective truth under fire

A highlight from GLP podcast: Greenpeace v Golden Rice; Vaccine side effectsmyth or reality? Objective truth under fire

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from Podcast: The COVID genetic sequencing revolution; Ban human gene editing? Brainless slime redefines cognition

A highlight from Podcast: The COVID genetic sequencing revolution; Ban human gene editing? Brainless slime redefines cognition

A highlight from Podcast: The COVID genetic sequencing revolution; Ban human gene editing? Brainless slime redefines cognition

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Animal gene editing moves ahead in Russia; Biotech eliminates flavorless produce; Edible cholera vaccine coming soon?

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Animal gene editing moves ahead in Russia; Biotech eliminates flavorless produce; Edible cholera vaccine coming soon?

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Animal gene editing moves ahead in Russia; Biotech eliminates flavorless produce; Edible cholera vaccine coming soon?

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Its banned in Europe fallacy, debunked; Conversations bad glyphosate article; Fighting pregnancy stress

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Its banned in Europe fallacy, debunked; Conversations bad glyphosate article; Fighting pregnancy stress

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Its banned in Europe fallacy, debunked; Conversations bad glyphosate article; Fighting pregnancy stress

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Lefty anti-GMO groups embrace lab-leak story; Organic nutrition myths; CRISPR treats crippling disease

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Lefty anti-GMO groups embrace lab-leak story; Organic nutrition myths; CRISPR treats crippling disease

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Lefty anti-GMO groups embrace lab-leak story; Organic nutrition myths; CRISPR treats crippling disease

Aired 1 year ago

Lefty Anti-GMO Groups Embrace Lab-Leak Story

Lefty Anti-GMO Groups Embrace Lab-Leak Story

Lefty Anti-GMO Groups Embrace Lab-Leak Story

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Cell-based breast milk; Joe Mercolas awful COVID book; More mRNA drugs coming soon?

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Cell-based breast milk; Joe Mercolas awful COVID book; More mRNA drugs coming soon?

A highlight from GLP Podcast: Cell-based breast milk; Joe Mercolas awful COVID book; More mRNA drugs coming soon?

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from GLP podcast: Mexicos activist-inspired glyphosate ban; Anti-GMO Twitter bots on the loose; Malaria vaccine coming soon?

A highlight from GLP podcast: Mexicos activist-inspired glyphosate ban; Anti-GMO Twitter bots on the loose; Malaria vaccine coming soon?

A highlight from GLP podcast: Mexicos activist-inspired glyphosate ban; Anti-GMO Twitter bots on the loose; Malaria vaccine coming soon?

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Hollywoods vaccine-autism nonsense; COVID lab-leak story wont die; Africa ignores Greenpeace on pesticides

A highlight from Hollywoods vaccine-autism nonsense; COVID lab-leak story wont die; Africa ignores Greenpeace on pesticides

A highlight from Hollywoods vaccine-autism nonsense; COVID lab-leak story wont die; Africa ignores Greenpeace on pesticides

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Podcast: EU food retailers dont want CRISPR crops; Glyphosate threatens insects? Gene editing may fight high cholesterol

A highlight from Podcast: EU food retailers dont want CRISPR crops; Glyphosate threatens insects? Gene editing may fight high cholesterol

A highlight from Podcast: EU food retailers dont want CRISPR crops; Glyphosate threatens insects? Gene editing may fight high cholesterol

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Science Facts and Fallacies Podcast: Bad science in the headlinesEpidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat explains how to spot flawed research on Google News

A highlight from Science Facts and Fallacies Podcast: Bad science in the headlinesEpidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat explains how to spot flawed research on Google News

A highlight from Science Facts and Fallacies Podcast: Bad science in the headlinesEpidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat explains how to spot flawed research on Google News

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Science Facts and Fallacies Podcast: COVIDs mysterious origins; Why some anti-vaxxers got their shots; The unwise J&J pause?

A highlight from Science Facts and Fallacies Podcast: COVIDs mysterious origins; Why some anti-vaxxers got their shots; The unwise J&J pause?

A highlight from Science Facts and Fallacies Podcast: COVIDs mysterious origins; Why some anti-vaxxers got their shots; The unwise J&J pause?

Aired 1 year ago

Is Coffee Healthy or Not?

Is Coffee Healthy or Not?

Is Coffee Healthy or Not?

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Podcast: Is coffee healthy or not? Public health officials encourage vaccine skepticism? Why childbirth is so hard

A highlight from Podcast: Is coffee healthy or not? Public health officials encourage vaccine skepticism? Why childbirth is so hard

A highlight from Podcast: Is coffee healthy or not? Public health officials encourage vaccine skepticism? Why childbirth is so hard

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Podcast: Dr. Paul Offit takes on anti-vaccine activism as COVID shots stem new infections

A highlight from Podcast: Dr. Paul Offit takes on anti-vaccine activism as COVID shots stem new infections

A highlight from Podcast: Dr. Paul Offit takes on anti-vaccine activism as COVID shots stem new infections

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Podcast: GMOs are more natural than you think; CRISPR mosquitoes fight malaria; Dating apps and syphilis

A highlight from Podcast: GMOs are more natural than you think; CRISPR mosquitoes fight malaria; Dating apps and syphilis

A highlight from Podcast: GMOs are more natural than you think; CRISPR mosquitoes fight malaria; Dating apps and syphilis

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Podcast: NatGeo promotes pesticide fears; How weed affects your brain; Real-life Jurassic Park?

A highlight from Podcast: NatGeo promotes pesticide fears; How weed affects your brain; Real-life Jurassic Park?

A highlight from Podcast: NatGeo promotes pesticide fears; How weed affects your brain; Real-life Jurassic Park?

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from Podcast: Medias COVID hypocrisy; Mandatory vaccines; Biodegradable plastic from GM plants

A highlight from Podcast: Medias COVID hypocrisy; Mandatory vaccines; Biodegradable plastic from GM plants

A highlight from Podcast: Medias COVID hypocrisy; Mandatory vaccines; Biodegradable plastic from GM plants

Aired 1 year ago