Words, images and gender : Lessons from a survey on the public perception of synthetic biology and related disciplines

EMBO Reports
Volume 20 Issue 7 1 July 2019
https://www.embopress.org/toc/14693178/current

 

Science & Society 26 June 2019 Open Access
Words, images and gender : Lessons from a survey on the public perception of synthetic biology and related disciplines
Manuel Porcar, Adriel Latorre‐Pérez, Esther Molina‐Menor, Martí Domínguez
A large survey of visitors at a science museum about the perception of biotechnology shows that names matter and that gender has an influence on people’s attitude towards new technologies.