Science alone IS access to truth. The pursuit of truth is the very definition of science.
It is not a stupid study. If you take one little step outside your biased, conservative tabloids like this piece of trash website, you'll find PLENTY of detailed explanations for the research and its significance.
A corporate CEO makes up to millions a year. You're complaining that government money paid less than $100,000 a year split between several researchers and their equipment and laboratory costs?