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Yesterday morning I attended a talk on the genetic engineering of farmed animals at #AAAS2019. Some thoughts….
First of all, it’s already happening in research labs. It’s probably going to happen commercially. And, as with #GMO plants, the question of whether those animals are “natural” is a distraction.
But in thinking of how this technology will be used, it’s worth considering what conventional breeding has done to the animals we bring into being to serve us.
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