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GM Discussion : October 7, 2003

GM Discussion : October 7, 2003

1. GM bacteria alerts to arsenic in water
2. Sconz tells only half the story
3. GM foods nothing new
4. Biotech potatoes could mean low-fat fries

GM bacteria alerts to arsenic in water
Gut bacteria genetically modified to glow when they sense arsenic could become super-sensitive sentinels for contaminated water.In Bangladesh, India, Vietnam and Chile, arsenic is a major threat t...

Sconz tells only half the story
The standard of evidence used by anti-GM groups continues to drop, as they become more desperate to change Government policy, Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William Rolleston said today....

GM foods nothing new
>From the dawn of civilization, mankind has been modifying plants at the genetic level to suit its needs, and the fates of human society and agricultural crops have been inextricably linked and mutuall...

Biotech potatoes could mean low-fat fries
Biotechnology has just produced another massive breakthrough for world food security—a blight-proof potato. Researchers used biotechnology to insert a gene from a wild Mexican potato to create the fir...

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