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A GMO is an organism that has had its DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering.
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Pharming: it's not just another misspelled word! The term "pharming" comes from a combination of the words "farming" and "pharmaceuticals." It's a melding of the most basic methods of agriculture with the most advanced biotechnology.
It was supposed to be impossible. When scientists announced that they had cloned an adult sheep to create a lamb with no father, the news was stunning. The name of the cloned lamb is Dolly.
Have you been longing for a "teacup" pig but worried that your pet might grow as big as your bathtub?
Cats that have been genetically modified to glow in the dark are being used to gain insights into Aids.
Scientists in China have created super-strong dogs through genetic engineering. Could this lead to cures for Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy?
The drug, which prevents blood clots in people with a rare condition, is made from the milk of genetically engineered animals, which may usher a new era in pharmaceuticals.
Yesterday, the US government approved a genetically modified chicken. Its purpose? To make a drug in its eggs.
On a farm outside Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a herd of cloned, genetically engineered cattle are busy incubating antibodies against the Ebola virus.
Pigs modified to excrete less phosphorus win limited approval in Canada.
In November 2015, the FDA gave approval to AquAdvantage salmon, a type of genetically modified salmon that is produced by AquaBounty Technologies.
Oxitec and the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) are collaborating on a field trial for the OX513A Aedes aegypti mosquito.
In the Florida Keys, no cases of locally transmitted Zika have been reported, but officials have decided to go ahead with trials of a genetically modified mosquito to combat the spread of the disease.