herbicide

Is Atrazine Turning The Freakin’ Frogs Gay!? – #2

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As I said in my previous blog post, the story of the gay frogs, at its core, is the story of how lazy journalists helped charlatans to become victims so that they can circumvent the scientific method and directly scare the public. It’s a story that started with the publication of research that showed a herbicide negatively affected amphibian development, and ended with sexually explicit and ...

Is Atrazine Turning The Freakin’ Frogs Gay?! – #1

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Online, I have developed a reputation for defending the defenceless, protecting the disenfranchised corporations that have been abandoned by their very own consumers: the synthetic pesticide producers, the large pharmaceutical companies, and the artificial food additive conglomerates. As you can imagine, this has led a lot of people to believe that I am a shill, because why else would I be ...

#184 – Agent Orange

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The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. For almost half a century, controversy has surrounded its use, mainly because it contained a highly toxic dioxin impurity (TCDD). Despite this impurity being thoroughly investigated, there ...

Bad science in the paper ‘Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant GM maize’

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A review of the paper Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant GM maize. Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize Spontaneous Tumours in Sprague-Dawley Rats and Swiss Mice The Biased Views of Hank Green and SciShow Bad science in the paper “long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically ...