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Posts tagged with "Genetic Engineering"

  • Seeds of Science: Why We Got It So Wrong on GMOs
    Mark Lynas

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    A protester’s change of heart sheds light on the public’s reservations about genetic engineering

    As a biologist working to understand how plants sense and survive in stressful environments, I hope that some of my laboratory’s findings will contribute to a more sustainable society by reducing the environmental costs of growing food. Any success we achieve will likely involve the use of genetic modification (GM) technology. But this method of… Read More
  • A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution
    Jennifer A. Doudna and Samuel H. Sternberg

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    A Crack in Creation

    Biochemist Jennifer Doudna didn’t set out to make waves when she delved into research on an obscure bacterial immune system in 2007. But then again, she didn’t know that she’d soon be working on a tool with the ability to alter life as we know it. The ripple she ultimately made in the research community… Read More