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The crops were made resistant to disease by genetic engineering.
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Although the past does not predict future evolution, a greater integration with technology and genetic engineering may catapult the human brain into the unknown.
According to Dr Voolstra, however, the recent big losses of coral are tipping attitudes towards action—including genetic engineering—if the collapse continues.
And when researchers used genetic engineering to break the system in other hetero-resistant bacteria, the populations lost their mysterious antibiotic evasion.
The topic makes sense, given the agrichemical company’s stake in agricultural genetic engineering and the fearmongering and errors driving the non-GMO movement.
Whether they are created by selective breeding or genetic engineering, supercorals, the thinking goes, would not need to be placed on reefs in astronomical numbers.
Their approach could unlock a trove of new genetic engineering tools.
Arbor Acres was one of the first firms to use genetic engineering to develop chickens that were meatier, matured more quickly and laid more eggs.
With Brave New World, Aldous Huxley predicted genetic engineering in 1931; and Arthur C. Clarke, with 2001: A Space Odyssey, predicted smart watches and satellites.
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: the science of making changes to the genes of a plant or animal to produce a desired result
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