Tag Archives: Critics

Most extreme critics of GMOs know the least about science, study finds

by Kate Bernot, The Takeout

As anyone who’s sat through painful political dinner-party conversation knows, there seems to be a direct relationship between the volume of a person’s voice and the wrongness of their facts. This appears to be true of not just political views, but opinions on genetically modified foods as well. A new study published this week in the London-based journal Nature Human Behavior found that people most opposed to GMOs (stands for “genetically modified organisms”) not only are the least knowledgeable about their science, but those same critics report knowing the most—a winning combination.

Continue reading Most extreme critics of GMOs know the least about science, study finds