How Science Works: Learning From Controversy Over a Study Linking GM Corn to Tumors in Rats

The whole topic of Genetically Modified Organisms is controversial, and this article doesn’t discuss their use or banning their use. Instead, we want to look at this current controversy to help us understand how the scientific process works, why science done well is important to helping us make decisions, and how we can gather information to help us understand the difference between science properly done, and science poorly done.