Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) represent a thorny matter due to the social, ethical and politic implications that they raise. Furthermore, the media depiction of the subject is generally prejudicial and generates confusion, diffusing inconsistent, inaccurate or even erroneous scientific information on what GMOs are, how they are generated, their use and the potential implications for human health.
About the Author
Federico Baglioni, MS in Biotechnology at the University of Milan, obtained a Master in Science Communication at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He collaborates with numerous journals including Wired, Today, and "Le Scienze".