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David Wood
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Biologist, skeptic, humanist
Biologist, skeptic, humanist

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At what point does the FOIA stop being used for legitimate uses and starts being a tool for one egomaniacs paranoid obsession with herself. Good luck +Kevin Folta

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Excellent graphics used to tell a horror story. I still see some cautious optimism in these data, but not much. And the lack of confidence is well deserved.

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I'm very susceptible to bitter tasting compounds, but I can still enjoy mildly bitter foods. This episode of Freakonomics interviewed an investigative journalists that claimed that agriculturists in the US have bred out many normal bitter compounds that are found in grown food. I was skeptical, but it seems to be true. What do you folks think?

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Can scientists bypass the sense organs and change smell and taste in the brain?

The answer is yes, yes they can.

Thanks a lot +Karl Haro von Mogel​, now I can't stop periodically looking out my patio window to see what the squirrels are doing.

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I don't usually (not sure if I've ever) post personal pleas like this, but these are friends of ours and they went through a really tough time. Donate if you're moved to do so. Thanks.

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If you've ever accidently bought "Wild Alaskan Salmon" that was actually Keta (or Dog) salmon you will know how important knowing the varieties and seasonality of salmon. But what if you are being intentionally misled by the labeling?

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I knew +CVS pharmacy sold stupid homeopathic "medicine", but +SciBabe TV just showed me something I didn't know. The high alcohol content of these ridiculous treatments actually makes them worse than I thought.

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Curious about GMO's and want to do some citizen science? Fund this experiment and do something about it. Great idea +Karl Haro von Mogel +Kevin Folta +Anastasia Bodnar 
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