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Genetically Modified Salmon Could Cross-Breed With Wild Fish
2013-05-30 04:39:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If genetically modified Atlantic salmon escaped into the wild, they could cross-breed with wild brown trout in order to create a new, fast-growing, highly competitive species that could harm naturally occurring fish populations, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. According to Damian Carrington of The Guardian, experts from the Memorial University of Newfoundland...

GM Salmon Deemed Safe For The Environment
2012-12-24 05:11:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Federal regulators have moved one step closer to allowing the first genetically engineered animal to enter the world's food supply, ruling that a salmon that grows twice as quickly as normal is not likely to harm the environment. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a declaration on Friday stating the modified AquAdvantage fish, which was developed by Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies would have "no significant...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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