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Corn dwarfed by temperature dip suitable for growing in underground controlled facilities

Lowering temperatures for two hours each day reduces the height of corn without affecting its seed yield, a Purdue study shows. This is a technique that could be used to grow crops in controlled-environment facilities in caves and former mines. Raising the crops in isolated and enclosed environments would help prevent genetically modified pollen and seed from escaping into the ecosystem...
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Chinese researchers claim transgenic bananas can directly deliver PRRSV vaccine to pigs

According to a report in Pig Progress, scientists at the National Taiwan University (NTU) have come up with a new way of delivering a Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) vaccine – in transgenic bananas! Professor Huang Pung-ling of the NTU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture said “After feeding the pigs with 50g of banana leaves from the...
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