Survey Shows Scientists and Public at Odds Over Climate, GMOs and More

January 29, 2015 7:04 PM

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Survey Shows Scientists and Public at Odds Over Climate, GMOs and More

A newly published survey shows a significant opinion gap between professional scientists and the wider American public on issues in science ranging from climate change to genetically modified foods. But the results match up on at least one score: Each side has a slightly more negative view of the other.

"There is a disconnect between the way in which the public perceives the state of science and science's position on a variety of issues, and the way in which the scientific community ... looks at the state of science," Alan Leshner, chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advance...

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