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Great points about how defenders of science need to show up to shape the Science March.

1) Science is a part of society, not apart from society.
2) Science is political: It always has been and always will be.
3) Science, like the rest the world, is deeply flawed precisely because it exists within our social systems.
4) We have an obligation to march precisely because we are in a position of power.
5) We also have a duty to embrace humility.

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#Marchingmeans I have an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others who are moved to march. bit.ly/2nNqGbs #ScienceMarch

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Happy St Patrick's Day, science defenders! We hope you are wearing a certain green shirt today when you go out, but if you are staying in tonight, there's a special treat coming your way. Recently, the FDA and EPA approved the first genetically-engineered blight-resistant potatoes, and our co-founder Karl J. Haro von Mogel is going to cook them tonight, broadcasting live on Facebook!

Check it out from 5:30-6:30 pm Pacific Time, and learn about what is new and different, and what are the facts and myths about this GMO tater. Karl will also take some time to answer your questions, and show an experiment you can do at home to learn about the biology of enzymatic browning in apples and potatoes and how to prevent it with and without genetic engineering.

The show will broadcast on the facebook channel of Frank N. Foode, so go there and set a reminder so you don't miss it!
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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some science! Join us for our first live broadcast of Cooking with Frank N. Foode, on Friday March 17 at 5:30-6:30 pm Pacific time. Host Karl J. Haro von Mogel and I (Frank N. Foode) will cook up some delicious fun with a very special guest - the very first GMO potatoes available that are resistant to Late Blight! This is the disease that caused the Irish Potato Famine. Menu: - Double-fried chips (fries) and discussion of acrylamide in fried foods - Corned Beef, Cabbage and Potatoes and the impact of plant diseases on food culture and security - Potato juice and the browning caused by polyphenol oxidase (PPO) - including how to stop it with and without genetic engineering. (Karl might drink potato juice too) - Science questions answered! Grab your taters and join the fun. Don't be a late blighter - the show starts at 5:30 Pacific! www.facebook.com/franknfoode/videos/1271981199562438/

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