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Journal retracts genetically modified corn study that found tumor risk in rats [View all]

Source: CBS news

A scientific journal has formally retracted a controversial study linking genetically modified corn to tumor growth and death risk in rats.

The study had appeared in the Sept. 19, 2012 issue of Food and Chemical Toxicology, and made headlines around the world with its stark images of rats who purportedly were more likely to develop large tumors and die early after eating Monsanto’s genetically modified maize, whether or not it was treated with a weed killer.

But now the journal’s publisher, Elsevier, says the study led by biologist Dr. Gilles-Eric Seralini of Caen University in France is being retracted due to concerns with the research methodology.


Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/journal-retracts-genetically-modified-corn-tumor-rats-study/



Once again, science and the peer process shows woo to be a load of crapola.

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