Genetic Engineering

Could genetic engineering lead to a split in the human race? How is it used in food production? Find out the answers to these and other complex questions about genetic engineering.

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10 Ways the World Will End: Killer Mutants

On The Science Channel's "10 Ways the World Will End," super intelligent human mutants take over the Earth. With the advances of genetic engineering, it is possible that a smarter, stronger mutant will evolve, splitting the human race in two.


On The Science Channel's "10 Ways the World Will End," super intelligent human mutants take over the Earth. With the advances of genetic engineering, it is possible that a smarter, stronger mutant will evolve, splitting the human race in two.
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10 Ways the World Will End: Killer Mutants

In this clip from Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show, learn about new studies in wheat crossbreeding to create a new kind of "super" wheat.
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HowStuffWorks Show: Episode 7: Creating Super Wheat

In an effort to improve the quality and production of food, geneticists are looking for heat resistant genes in wheat samples in hopes of counteracting the effects of climate change on crops. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show.
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HowStuffWorks Show: Episode 7: Heat Resistant Wheat

In this clip from Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show, find out how wheat has evolved over time and how scientists and wheat breeders are working to create genetically superior wheat.
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HowStuffWorks Show: Episode 7: Wheat Engineering

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