Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
Petition and comments
6060 people have signed the petition
The Don't Destroy Research petition is now closed, many thanks to everyone who signed it. Below is the list of signatories and their comments. You can also see a collection of public support for the Rothamsted researchers' appeal here.
The planned direct action against the GM wheat experiment at Rothamsted did not happen on Sunday 27th May. The GM wheat trial is ongoing.
Alexey Koblikov, Legal counsel
The scientific research may be cancelled if only it represents danger to society and/or nature. The opponents of this research have not shown such danger. The research should be continued.
Al Kikhney, Postdoc
Stefanie Heins, Physician
Georg Hochberg, PhD student
This is important research, addressing a looming global food crisis that we know will happen unless something is done to increase yields. Opposing such research is living in denial of a potential humanitarian catastrophe.
Stop it! Because of those freaks humanity is going to suffer a great deal of damage. Why? Because of some purely educated rednecks who overwatched X-men movies and are afraind (WHY?) of scientific benefits this research can bring.
Laboratoire Ampère - Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Phd student
Sergey Bashirov, customs forensic expert
Michael Sauer, junior research group leader
Rainer Fischer, Grafik-Designer
Pascal Krämer, student
Guenther Buchholz, Biologist
I thought that only in Central Europe uneducated vandalism spreads. Poor England!
Yoann Le Digabel, PhD Student
John Myatt, Fruit Grower
Andrea Ficala, nutritional scientist
Alexandra Bassler, Research Assistent
Ursula Winkler, University of Graz
Michèle Zwiebel, Research Assistent
r w congreve, arable farmer
Annerie Liebenberg, PhD student