Genetic Expert News Service begins

It’s discouraging how often public debates over controversial genetics and biotechnology issues – from stem cell research, epigenetics and “three parent babies” to GMO foods, pesticides and environmental conservation – can descend into shouting matches between interest groups.

Where are the voices of independent scientists? Of the real experts who study these issues?

Genetic Literacy Project, along with numerous other independent outlets carry the voices of scientists willing to engage on issues, but for every expert who reaches out and communicates to the public, many more voices are never heard. That narrows the range of expertise available to the public and everyone suffers.

To read more, visit Genetic Literacy Project’s website, here.