Posts Tagged with GMOs

  1. Should there be greater regulation of GMO’s?

    [ By on April 26, 2016 ]

    Just like Dr. Frankenstein lost control of his creation, the danger of GMOs, or “frankenfood,” once they are produced is that they can reproduce in possibly harmful ways for the humans who created them or for the rest of the environment. As technology advances, such as CRISPR, it has become easier to genetically modify organisms. With this increase in GMO’s, we are able to feed more and more people (even though there are still many countries where people are starving). GMO’s are also beneficial in that we are able to insert genes and create plants that are resistant to weeds, insects, and some diseases. We can also produce organisms that have a longer shelf life, can grow in harsher conditions, ...

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