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An anti-GMO article rises from the grave

A couple of years back a French research study (known as the Seralini study after it’s first author) claimed that rats fed a diet which contained a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified corn or the herbicide…

Statins: Side effect paper is retracted

A paper published last year in the British Medical Journal claimed that there were significant risks to taking the lipid lowering drugs called statins as primary prevention measures. The journal has just…

Partial Solar Eclipse, Tuesday April 29, 2014

Partial Eclipse as seen from Brisbane near maximum eclipse, 5:00 pm AEST. Simulated in Celestia. Click to enlarge. Partial Eclipse as seen from Sydney near maximum eclipse, 4:55 pm AEST. Simulated in Celestia…

Twilight Total Lunar Eclipse, April 15, 2014

Eastern horizon as seen from Sydney on April 15 at 6:30 pm AEST. Totality is just ending. Click image to enlarge Eastern horizon as seen from Adelaide on April 15 at 6:00 pm ACST Totality is just ending…