Medium

Could Bioengineered Organisms Spread "Genetic Pollution" After Being Released into Nature? | Scientific American

Dear EarthTalk: What is “genetic pollution” as it pertains to the bioengineering of animals, fish and plants, and what happens if they cross breed with their wild cousins? - Genetically modified organisms are those that have been altered by scientists to include genes from other organisms (known as transgenes) that may impart specific benefits. For instance, crop seeds that have added genes which resist the effects of herbicides can allow farmers to spray their fields liberally with herbicides...
Flag this

Comments

There are currently no comments. Add a new comment!

Post a comment

You must be logged in to post comments. Login now

Posted by Mike Gene

PictureIcon-mod-badge

Hi my name is Mike Gene and I forgot to add my bio. Next time you see me remind me to update my bio information.

0 people like this

Be the first to like this