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

July 2, 2013 // 5 Comments

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 modified maize” Drinking Roundup Herbicide Makes Men Live [...]

Bad science in the paper “long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize”

September 23, 2012 // 27 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah A good friend of mine recently sent me a French paper entitled, “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize”. The paper investigated the health effects of a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize, cultivated with Roundup weed killer on rats over 2 years. The paper came to the conclusion that rats fed on the GM maize sprayed with Roundup were much more likely to die at an earlier age, in addition to [...]