[Editor’s note: Jenna Gallegos is a plant biotechnology PhD student at the University of California – Davis and a member of the UC-Davis science outreach group Science Says. Follow Jenna on Twitter @FoodBeerScience and Science Says on Twitter @SciSays and Facebook.]
If we do a Google Image search of “GMOs,” the pictures we get all look pretty unnatural. But a long time before scientists ever figured out how to genetically modify plants in labs, microbes were cutting and pasting DNA into plants in nature.
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