Opinion

Envy of the Future

Envy of the Future

We often have negative views about the future, but perhaps that’s because we resent how good it might be.

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Opinion: Synthetic Biology — The True Savior of Mankind

Opinion: Synthetic Biology — The True Savior of Mankind

Once we recognize that the current species are flawed, we will see that only by designing and introducing new species can suffering, poverty and the depletion of natural resources be stopped. Once we look at this option, we find already a perfect and ultimately moral solution to the threats of climate change, disease, overpopulation and the terrible scarcity giving rise to endless injustice and re...

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Anti-GMO Activists Misuse Open Records Requests to Harass Scientists

Anti-GMO Activists Misuse Open Records Requests to Harass Scientists

Kevin Folta, a plant molecular biologist with the University of Florida’s (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), became the target of a sweeping public records request from US Right to Know, an activist group that seeks to expose what it calls “the failures of the corporate food system,”

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