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Genetically-Altered Rice Could Provide Blood for Patients
2011-11-07 06:29:47

Scientists in China have genetically modified grains of rice in order to provide a new source for a vital component used to treat burn victims and patients who have suffered severe blood loss.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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