Monday, 22 August 2016

10 Foods That Exist Because Of Ancient Genetic Engineering

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GMO foods may seem like a modern phenomenon, made possible only because of well-funded labs and genome analysis. What consumers don't realize is that most of humanity’s crops were already genetically modified thousands of years ago. In almost all cases, our favorite fruits and vegetables were engineered to be fundamentally different from their wild ancestors.

1 comment(s):

Anonymous said...

Actually they wheren genetically engineered, but rather "evolved". Breeding plants/animals is based on mutation and selection just as Evolution itself. In breeding humans make extensively use of "selecttion" and no use of "mutation" to achieve their goals.

Breeding should not be confused with genetical engineering, that is based rather on "mutating" than on anything else.