Friday, January 30, 2015

Study points to worrying gulf between the opinions held by scientists and the general public in the US on key issues

     A major survey of US opinions has revealed that huge numbers of people reject Darwinian evolution, consider GM foods unsafe to eat, and doubt that human activity is warming the planet.
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     Alan Leshner, the chief executive of the AAAS, said the survey revealed a worrying gulf between the opinions held by scientists and the general public. “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,” he said. “And that’s a cause of concern.”....

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The origins of our college district, Part 7: <i>the Tustin-ness of the district's early years</i>

Shirley Lampart, Democrat      Having read hundreds of cool old Tustin News articles and editorials—plus the Times' coverage, i...