From giant pumpkins to pets: Genetic engineering is there

Will your future dog be a genetically modified “micropig?” Will giant pumpkins become the norm this time of year? Some are asking these questions as the use of genetic engineering is making headlines around the world regarding everything from the foods we grow and eat, to the future of our household pets.

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Scientists discover new DNA base

It was long believed that DNA, the genetic material of all living things, was made up of four basic units or “letters,” know as A, C, G and T (adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine). These units pair up, A with T and C with G, to form long, readable sequences responsible for making us who […]