Ruiz said the bacteria used in the study was a "harmless, non-pathogenic" type whose genetic modifications presented no environmental threat and, in a clean-up, would be used in enclosed containers.
What does GM stand for?
GM stands for Genetic Modification
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- General Mayhem (game)
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- Generator Matrix/Matrices
- Genetic Manipulation
Samples in periodicals archive:
To be honest, the thought of genetic modification does not fill me with dread.
Instead of being perceived as a company using genetic modification for purely financial gain, this development could showcase Monsanto as a company using genetic modification to do good.
GENETIC modification experiments have pushed the number of licensed animal testing procedures in the UK beyond three million for the first time since 1991.
The remaining chapters apply Bonting's chaos theology to the problem of evil, the God-world relation, Christology and soteriology, genetic modification, disease, extraterrestial life, and eschatology.
Later sections get even more scientific by covering plant nomenclature, biodiversity, genetics, and the implications of genetic modification for gardening.
Of the over 2700 biotechnology activities reported in the world over the past 10 years, genetic modification accounts for around 19 percent only.
Some of the concerns surrounding genetic modification, according to the World Health Organization, are possible unwanted gene transfer and the potential of causing or aggravating allergic reactions.