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Did you hear that Crisper created a new species?

CRISPR “MAGIC.” Thought your baker’s yeast could never do anything more exciting than make bread rise? Well, think again. Two teams have remixed your yeast, with the help of gene editing tool CRISPR. See link.
https://futurism.com/chromosomes-crispr-bakers-yeast

129 day(s) ago

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Kravenhead
No, I hadn't, and they will learn a lot from this research. I don't agree with this statement, though: "researchers could take strains of yeast capable of breaking agricultural byproducts into biofuels, for example, and adjust their chromosomes so they won’t breed with other yeast when released in the wild.".... I say... Until they mutate.
Life always finds a way via adaptation and mutation.
I don't know what possesses people to think that won't happen with these strains they're creating.

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Kravenhead
129 day(s) ago
Greed is blinding too. If there's a potential for huge profits, they'll see what they want to see.

philosopher
129 day(s) ago
Common sense says your right. Sadly many well educated people have little or no common sense.

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