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By Douglas Bielenberg Plant scientist.
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26444324/nonmedical-uses-of-antibiotics-time-to-restrict-their-use
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Richard William Meek, Hrushi Vyas, Laura Jane Violet Piddock
The global crisis of antibiotic resistance has reached a point where, if action is not taken, human medicine will enter a postantibiotic world and simple injuries could once again be life threatening. New antibiotics are needed urgently, but better use of existing agents is just as important. More appropriate use of antibiotics in medicine is vital, but the extensive use of antibiotics outside medical settings is often overlooked. Antibiotics are commonly used in animal husbandry, bee-keeping, fish farming and other forms of aquaculture, ethanol production, horticulture, antifouling paints, food preservation, and domestically...
October 2015: PLoS Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25868652/fatal-attraction-the-intuitive-appeal-of-gmo-opposition
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REVIEW
Stefaan Blancke, Frank Van Breusegem, Geert De Jaeger, Johan Braeckman, Marc Van Montagu
Public opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) remains strong. By contrast, studies demonstrate again and again that GM crops make a valuable contribution to the development of a sustainable type of agriculture. The discrepancy between public opinion and the scientific evidence requires an explanation. We argue that intuitive expectations about the world render the human mind vulnerable to particular misrepresentations of GMOs. We explain how the involvement of particular intuitions accounts for the popularity, persistence, and typical features of GM opposition and tackle possible objections to our approach...
July 2015: Trends in Plant Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24627915/don-t-hide-the-decline
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EDITORIAL
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 13, 2014: Nature
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23845168/the-value-and-use-of-social-media-as-communication-tool-in-the-plant-sciences
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EDITORIAL
Anne Osterrieder
Social media now complements many parts of our lives. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and many other social networking sites allow users to share and interact with online content and to connect with like-minded people. Its strengths - rapid dissemination and amplification of content and the ability to lead informal conversations - make it a powerful tool to use in a professional context. This commentary explains the overall concept of social media and offers suggestions on usage and possible types of scientific content...
2013: Plant Methods
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24273799/policy-twenty-tips-for-interpreting-scientific-claims
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William J Sutherland, David Spiegelhalter, Mark A Burgman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 21, 2013: Nature
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