A genetically modified organism contains DNA that has been altered using genetic engineering. Genetically modified animals are mainly used for research purposes, while genetically modified plants are common in today’s food supply.
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Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Health
Photo of a genetically engineered Salmon. Created so that it continuously produces growth hormones and can be sold as a full size fish after 18 months instead of 3 years.
Photograph by Paulo Oliveira/Alamy Stock Photo
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May 20, 2022
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