The Gap Between What The Public Thinks And What Scientists Know →

These gaps are a bit disconcerting. Not sure if it's good marketing on one side, or bad on the other.

The biggest gap between scientists and the public came on issues that may elicit fear: the safety of genetically modified (or GMO) foods (37 percent of the public said GMOs were safe, compared to 88 percent of scientists) and the use of pesticides in agriculture (28 percent of the public said foods grown with pesticides were safe to eat, versus 68 percent of scientists).

– Via Waxy

# | 03/07/2015 1:28 p.m.