Are genetically modified (GMO) foods safe?

I'm gonna say it right here and now: genetically modified crops are safe to eat, and the hoopla surrounding it isn't much more than a bunch of conspiracy theorists getting people riled up. I'm sure you've heard of Monsanto. While Monsanto has gotten themselves in hot water in the past, it was not because their … Continue reading Are genetically modified (GMO) foods safe?

Marijuana, cancer and you

I know what's gonna happen when my pot-smoking readers say when they see I've written an article about marijuana: they'll think, or say, "I knew he called himself the 'Chronic' Scientist for a reason." And they'll think the same thing every time I write an article about weed. And the thought of that amuses me. … Continue reading Marijuana, cancer and you

Say No to Detoxing!

So you've decided on the detox. You're gonna purge those toxins from your body. Maybe even push out a fecal impaction. All those toxins and impurities are affecting your health, both physical and mental. These toxins and impurities include: Metabolic waste from cells Accumulated environmental toxins such as pesticides on your food Heavy metals Chemicals … Continue reading Say No to Detoxing!

Did Humans Evolve From Apes?

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In 10th grade I read the play Inherit the Wind for the first of several times. Its subject matter, traditional American Christian belief versus the theory of evolution, reached for something higher than just an argument over whether or not evolution should be taught in schools. It dealt with a battle between tradition and free … Continue reading Did Humans Evolve From Apes?