Genetically modified (GM) plants are a growing science in the Midwest. Corn and other items commonly found in your local produce section are being genetically modified to withstand droughts, floods, and insects/insecticides. Though these seem like momentous breakthroughs in the farming community, recent discoveries suggest that GM corn may not be the best for our water supply.
Halverson, Ashley and Zhang, Chen
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Uhuru: Vol. 10
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Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/uhuru/vol10/iss3/7