Thursday, October 23, 2014

Henry I. Miller

Henry I. Miller, a physician and molecular biologist, is the Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He was the founding director of the Office of Biotechnology in the US Food and Drug Administration and is the author of The Frankenfood Myth.

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Newsart for Ignoring the Ignorant
Culture & Society 22

Ignoring the Ignorant

People have a right to believe in unscientific ideas, or to choose not to learn about policy issues. But allowing their ignorance to drive public decisions constitutes a serious threat to scientific, … read more

Newsart for Poison-Proofing China
World Affairs 1

Poison-Proofing China

Health and environmental threats are common in China, because perverse incentives encourage dangerous practices, including adulteration of food and drugs. To foster widespread compliance with quality … read more

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