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Genetics Unzipped: Confident, competent or confused: What do you think you know about genetics?

Posted by , on 9 February 2023

Person filling in a survey

Extreme self-confidence is found, but not warranted for the most part, for those who are objecting to science. But it’s also found amongst those who are highly in favour of science. And the neutrals are: they know they don’t know.

Prof Laurence Hurst

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re sharing the results of a large survey asking the UK public what their opinions are, what they know, or more importantly, what they think they know about genetics and what that means for society.

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