Poll finds Americans mixed on genetically engineered animals

Most Americans accept genetic engineering of animals if it benefits human health, but other purposes, including efforts to resurrect extinct species, are less welcomed. A recent study by the Pew Research Center considered five biotechnology scenarios. A majority accepted genetically engineering animals to grow organs or tissues for human use. Seven in 10 supported genetic engineering to stop mosquito-borne diseases. Less than a third said it would be appropriate to use biotechnology to restore extinct species.

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Header Image: A Pew Research Center poll found most Americans are wary of genetically engineered animals unless it benefits human health. ©APHIS