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Approach all information with some initial skepticism. Guillermo Spelucin/Moment via Getty Images

ChatGPT and other generative AI could foster science denial and misunderstanding – here’s how you can be on alert

Generative AIs may make up information they serve you, meaning they may potentially spread science misinformation. Here’s how to check the accuracy of what you read in an AI-enhanced media landscape.
It can be difficult to distinguish between the calls of sincere scientists for more research to reach greater certainty, and the politically motivated criticisms of science skeptics. (Shutterstock)

Scientific certainty survival kit: How to push back against skeptics who exploit uncertainty for political gain

Skeptics may make demands for absolute certainty to undermine science and delay action. Critiques may not be in the interest of advancing science and public health, but by someone with an agenda.

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