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The 'Geeks' Fight Back: Challenges for Science and Democracy

Ian Scoones | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Tech
Ian Scoones

A mood of scientific self-righteousness has broken out in the UK. The 'geeks' - professional scientists committed to evidence-based policy - are on the march. What has brought this on?

Field Of Nightmares? GM Crop Trial Protesters Gather

PA | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

Hundreds of anti-GM protesters gathered near a scientific research centre on Sunday where a genetically modified wheat crop is being grown. Members...

'GM Crops Experiment Is An Act Of Terrorism' Protesters Say

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK

The anti-GM activists who are threatening to destroy experiment on genetically modified crops have said they feel they have "no choice" and allowing t...

'Don't Destroy Our GM Crops' Scientists Plead To Protesters

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

Scientists are pleading with protestors not to destroy an experiment on genetically modified crops, which they say could reduce the amount of chemical...