Safety as a scientific concept is widely misunderstood. In this post, we’ll explore the concept of safety as defined by the FDA and EPA, and we'll define the concepts of GRAS and minimal risk.
There are many birth control options. This post describes what an IUD is, how they work, and some reasons they might not be as widely used as they could be.
Research shows that organic and non-GMO food labels raise food prices. Avoiding unnecessary labels means a smaller grocery bill.
What is the Impossible Burger? How does it bleed? Is it vegan? How does it taste? Learn more in this post.
This series is a collaboration between neuroscientist Alison Bernstein and biologist Iida Ruishalme. Errors in risk perception are at the core of so many issues in science communication that we think this is a critical topic to explore in detail. This series is cross-posted on SciMoms and Thoughtscapism. We tend to think in very small … Continue reading Risk In Perspective: Population risk does not equal individual risk