The Internet, the media, and policy circles are awash in misinformation, and yes, disinformation about the safety and environmental effects of modern biotech agriculture. Numerous lobbying groups seek to mislead consumers and confuse policymakers about genetically modified crops. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey takes aim at the top five lies about biotech crops.
Rules designed to keep alcohol safe for children are slowing down production of a product that’s in short supply.
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A new study in Lancet Infectious Diseases makes a somewhat lower estimate
“The federal government forgot the Tenth Amendment and the structure of the Constitution itself.”
The store owner thought his employee acted in reasonable defense of property and self. The police disagreed.