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Poisoning our Kids by Dumping Dangerous Chemicals In the Environment

Poison2In February 2014, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published a report in the journal Lancet Neurology linking children’s exposure to chemicals to a range of disorders including dyslexia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, and a host of others. The study focused primarily on …

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When Big Business Attacks Science and Discredits Scientists

Tyrone-thumb-388x389-32741A recent article in the New Yorker  chronicles the systematic attack on science by a large agribusiness on a University of California Berkeley professor who discovered some undesirable side effects caused by one of the company’s chemicals.

Professor Tyrone Hayes was hired by Syngenta (which at the time was …

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