The early research focused on antifreeze protein genes to solve a far different problem than warming sea temperatures. Superchill, when the ocean water temperature falls below the freezing point of salmon blood (-0.7°C), was killing salmon farmed in Atlantic Canada. 1,905 more words
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Metro investigates whether we’re ready to eat genetically engineered animals as part of our regular diet.
Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved… 491 more words
There are tens of thousands of wasp species that make their living by parasitizing other insects, like butterflies and moths. In a typical scenario, a parasitoid wasp stings a caterpillar, injecting eggs or larvae (depending on the species) into the small animal during the process. 736 more words
Should there be whatever you read – or share – permit this to whether it is. The information want to know , has possibility to significantly shift the planet in a number of positive ways. 43 more words
In Brazil, 1.5 million people have been infected by Zika.
An army of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in areas of Brazil and Colombia to cope with mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika and chikungunya. 150 more words
In the current mania for genetic engineering as the latest of science’s many technological marvels, one of the most highly-touted genetically-modified plants is something called “Golden Rice,” a rice that has been modified to contain beta-carotene, which is transformed in the human body into vitamin A. 2,054 more words