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GM crops don’t kill kids, opposing them does

| | August 2, 2013
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Golden rice’ prevents the vitamin A deficiency that kills millions every year. Yet Greenpeace is blocking it

It was over harlequin ducks that we bonded. Ten years ago, at a meeting in Monterey, California, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA, I bumped into the German biologist Ingo Potrykus watching harlequin ducks in the harbour before breakfast. Shared enthusiasm for bird watching broke the ice.

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