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I kill things for science (mostly plants). I study crops, weeds, and sometimes other things. Probably not here, maybe over at Mastodon:
Aug 17, 2018 12 tweets 4 min read
Hey journalists - can we talk?

I know you are under a lot of pressure lately. And I know you are sick and tired of being called "fake news" and I don't blame you. I know you're mostly doing good things.

However... You need to do better when covering activist press releases. As a scientist, let me just say, you really suck sometimes. If you don't want to be accused of publishing fake news, one great thing to do would be to stop publishing actual fake news.
Oct 19, 2017 13 tweets 2 min read
Some pretty interesting things here about the IARC glyphosate decision: (ht @tamarhaspel)… As a rule, I' uncomfortable comparing 'draft' documents with final docs, because we don't know the deliberation leading to those changes.
Sep 4, 2017 9 tweets 2 min read
Watched @foodevomovie today (finally), and I really enjoyed it. With one exception. 1/ As others have said, it was powerful, persuasive, & exposed much of the hypocrisy of anti-GMO rhetoric. Very well done, on balance. 2/