Video: How are GMO plants made?

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How are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made?

Are they safe to eat?

Molly heads to the Van Eck Lab at the Boyce Thompson Institute to find out!

[Learn] more about [Cornell University plant geneticist Joyce Van Eck’s] research [here].

If you’d like to know more about GMOs, here is some great further reading/watching/listening!

Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects, report in brief
The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
https://www.nap.edu/resource/23395/GE…

US Food & Drug Administration “Q&A on foods from genetically engineered plants”
https://www.fda.gov/food/ingredientsp…

GMOs and Our Food
Science in the News, Harvard University
http://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/signal-to…

Embracing GMO Science
Cornell University Alliance for Science
http://allianceforscience.cornell.edu…

GMO FAQ (how it works, safety, labeling, environmental impacts)
Genetic Literacy Project
https://gmo.geneticliteracyproject.org/

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Read full, original post: GMOs! (Science IRL S3 Ep6)

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