05 July 2016

#164 Social implications of GMO

There are social implications related to using genetically modified organisms in food production.

#163 Herbicide and insect resistant crops

Genetic technology can provide benefits in, for example, agriculture and medicine, but has the associated risk of the escape of the gene concerned into organisms other than the intended host.

04 July 2016

#162 Genetically modified organisms

Genetic engineering is improving the quality (nutrition) and yield of crop plants and livestock  --> therefore is solving the demand for food in the world

#161 Gene therapy

Gene therapy: treatment of a genetic disorder by altering a person's genotype (insert functional alleles of genes into cells)