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Cartoon showing alternative splicing resulting in protein isoforms. AGATHMAN/CC BY-SA 3.0

Gene splicing: Why the past should be left behind

Sonya Gugliara April 24, 2022

With scientific advancements occurring at an unprecedented rate, tasks that once seemed impossible are now in arms’ reach. One of these not-so-impossible goals is recreating extinct species through...

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Under the microscope: scientists use bacteria to modify crops

Mallory Locklear April 15, 2014
Golden rice is a genetically modified crop. The difference between it and its standard rice counterpart is that small changes have been introduced that allow it to produce beta-carotene, the precursor to Vitamin A.
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