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Studies show correlations, not causations

By Kayla Nebel | October 16, 2012

Have you ever heard of a study you can’t believe is true or that seems completely random? Scientists are researching everything these days, trying to find a relation between two things and claim they found it. The way studies are progressing, scientists...

Genetically modified foods might not be as safe as you think

June 23, 2011

Right now, you can go into any grocery store and buy genetically modified (GM) food without even realizing it. GM foods were introduced into grocery stores in the mid-1990s and were designed to increase output of crops by allowing foods to grow faster...