CRISPR Is Going To Revolutionize Our Food System—And Start A New War Over GMOs

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CRISPR is a powerful and precise new technology that can be used to edit genes. The technology can be used for transgenesis, but can also be used for gene deletion or moving genes from sexually compatible relatives much more quickly and precisely than with tradition breeding techniques without bringing along undesired genes.

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Photo of Dr. Keith EdmistenDr. Keith EdmistenProfessor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist (919) 515-4069 keith_edmisten@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
Posted on Mar 20, 2016
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