Roundup(R) Unredacted--Manganese and Seizures
Just as it does out in nature, glyphosate, a patented antimicrobial, kills microbes it encounters in the body, blighting our microbiome.
Glyphosate chelates metals, making them unavailable for their indispensable functions. In biochemical activities involving glycine, glyphosate deposes glycine.
Glyphosate damages neurons.
Glyphosate is metabolized into toxic byproducts.
Friday, September 21, 2018(3 comments)
We have been told that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup(R), does not affect mammals. There are reasons to be wary of that sentiment.
How to Frack Your Cake and Eat It Too
The moderator of a 'neutral' university lecture series on fracking pauses to review for us what she's learned thus far. I think what she really learned is how to keep the funding flowing.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013(21 comments)
Who Turned Scientific American?
For years, Scientific American was a trusted and objective source of scientific knowledge. Until September, 2013, when suddenly it was no longer so.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013(1 comments)
Fracking a Flock of Pandoras
A few years ago you were hearing about "peak oil" and how we're about to reach it or already have. Then you hear about how the US has suddenly been heading headlong into that exalted state of Energy Independence, all on the sinuous shoulders of shale that have been residing quietly, previously undisturbed, beneath us all this time. We are getting much more than we bargained for.