U.S.D.A. Approves Modified Potato. Next Up: French Fry Fans.

by Admin 11. November 2014 23:58
  A potato genetically engineered to reduce the amounts of a potentially harmful ingredient in French fries and potato chips has been approved for commercial planting, the Department of Agriculture announced on Friday. The potato’s DNA has been altered so that less of a chemical calle... [More]

Genetic Technology’s Answer to A Major Insect Pest

by jeeg 31. July 2013 20:26
It’s a huge insect pest problem on soybeans, one of the country’s major crops. A recent paper estimates that it costs growers 2 to 5 billion dollars annually in lost productivity and insecticide use. But fortunately technology has an answer—several genes that control the pes... [More]
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