10 myths and controversies of GMOs by I Fucking Love Science

GMO Myths and Truths
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Genetically modified crops are a topic of intense debate that have sparked a lot of controversy over the years, fueled largely through a lack of understanding and vast amounts of misinformation. Do we need GM crops? Are they dangerous? This article is going to give a brief overview of this huge topic and also discuss some of the myths and facts of GMOs.

Genetic modification is simply a tool. Like all tools, the application is what matters. All new technologies require review and testing, but fears should be based on science and evidence, not a lack of understanding when it comes to new science.

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