Friday, December 10, 2010

GM Crops: FCPP - Frontier Centre for Public Policy

GM Crops: FCPP - Frontier Centre for Public Policy

2 comments:

  1. I have no objection to GM as long as it's done properly, but I have to question when researchers start crossing animal genes with plants. Remember they thought asbestos was great stuff until it's effects became known.

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  2. What we refer to as GM is pretty gene specific. One small sequence of DNA with a known function is cut out, replicated a kazillion times, and blasted into the nuclei of huge numbers of target cells in hopes that it will stick in one and actually carry its effect over. The danger that something extra will be carried along and actually be functional is pretty remote.

    It is not like they were randomly mixing hundreds of genes at once.

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