Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
What is the genetic modification of plants and why are scientists doing it? Scientists and agriculturalists address some of the misconceptions concerning the development and use of genetically modified crops.
A briefing document for the lifestyle sector on misconceptions about chemicals. The guide flags up the more serious misconceptions that exist around chemicals and suggests straightforward ways to evaluate them. It is intended to open a conversation that promotes a stronger connection between lifestyle commentary and chemical realities.
When scientific evidence is misrepresented in the news, experts can set the record straight. 'For the record' pieces have responded to articles making dodgy science claims, ranging from junk food causing allergies, magnets easing the symptoms of menopause or that perfume can make your unborn baby infertile.
The most recent food and agriculture for the record pieces are listed below: