December 2010 Archives

Environmentalists Block Scientific Progress

The biggest barriers to scientific progress often come from environmentalists, which is ironic, because they often claim to carry the banner of good science.  On Thursday, Mr. Obama's Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released a...

Are Organic and Green Products a Scam?

Maybe "scam" is a strong word, but "hyped" probably isn't.  More and more scientific research is showing that organic and green products don't live up to expectations-- or even to the label, for that matter.This post by Melinda Moyer describes how...