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2005-03-10 11:45:00

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- A Massachusetts company expects to get the federal government's OK to sell genetically enhanced salmon within a year, a prospect that scares some Alaskan fishermen. If Waltham, Mass.-based Aqua Bounty Technologies' application to the Food and Drug Administration is approved, the salmon would be the first genetically enhanced animal sold for consumption in the United States. Aqua Bounty began its federal application process about nine years ago, said company spokesman...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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