Opinions about genetically modified food may have more to do with feelings than science, according to findings by researchers from four universities.

According to research by the University of Colorado and three other universities, published recently in “Nature Human Behavior,” the most ardent GMO opponents are the least schooled in the science and overestimate their own knowledge of the subject.

Genetically modified organisms (GMO), or bioengineered organisms (BE), have had DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering.

In a survey scientifically designed to represent the population of the United States, researchers set out to measure the public’s
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