Studying the appeal of being anti-GMO

Studying the appeal of being anti-GMO

A TEAM of Belgian philosophers and plant biotechnologists has turned to cognitive science to explain why opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has become so widespread despite positive contributions biotech crops have made to sustainable agriculture.

In a paper published last month in Trends in Plant Science, they argue that the human mind is highly susceptible to the negative and often emotional representations put out by cert

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