From Cancer-Free Children to Lab-Assisted Superfoods

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Mar 2, 2009
No matter your views on genetic modification, there's no doubt that altering the DNA of an organism is a controversial endeavor. Our discoveries within the field of genetics and DNA have the potential to alter our world forever--but is that a good thing?

While this article isn't a debate on the morality of genetic modification, it is an introduction to some of the genetically-modified innovations that have gone viral. From cancer-free children to lab-assisted superfoods, genetically-engineered pets, genetically-altered flowers, or cancer-resistant mice, there are a number of promising possibilities below. Stats for 11 Controversial Genetic Modifications Trending: Older & Mild
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