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Nation Topics - Biotechnology


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Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.

Medical Research Under Fire

One of the agencies hardest hit by Congress’s 2011 appropriations bill is likely to be the world’s largest investor in biomedical research, the National Institutes of Health.

Could the introduction of genetically modified genes into Mexico's landrace corns lead to their extinction?

The US Department of Agriculture plans to eradicate three species of fruit fly in Hawaii by spraying suspected carcinogens and mutagens on the islands.