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HATS off to Seán Sherlock TD for seeking a rational approach to GM crop technology (September 17).
Such a stance shows there is at least one TD who has proved the great Charles Darwin wrong.
In 1878, Darwin wrote to Irishman James Torbitt, who was trying to obtain government support for plant breeding research, saying: “I know little of public affairs, but fear that our governing men are so ignorant of science and so immersed in political squabbles that they will do nothing.”
Department of Biochemistry
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