Infecting through misinformation…a new kind of communication pathogen?

UPDATE November 12, 2013 When Kevin Folta offers to sequence Huber’s mystery pathogen for FREE and would have it done/identified within two months, Huber refuses to release it. Wow. I guess Huber needs to ride the talk circuit gravy train for a while longer…

The Huber Dance. Choreographed by Kevin Folta: http://kfolta.blogspot.ca/2013/11/a-generous-offer-to-dr-huber.html

Camistry

August 21, 2011

Yesterday morning, Michael Olson (host of Food Chain Radio) interviewed Dr. Don Huber.  If you are not familiar with who Dr.Huber is, I will give you a little background.

Dr. Don Huber is Professor Emeritus from Purdue University. He is (was) a soil pathologist by training and appears to have had a fairly unremarkable career affiliated with a remarkable department at a world reknowned university (a quick search of ISI Web of Knowledge this morning netted Dr. Don M. Huber only a couple of dozen peer-reviewed co-authored articles published between the 1960s and 2010 most, of which, had relatively low citation rates) [UPDATE: ISI WoK is probably not the best source for searching scientific publications, hence low numbers of reported pubs by Huber. A quick search of PubMed returned a larger number of articles]. Earlier this year, Dr. Huber scripted a letter to Secretary Vilsack warning…

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