Blog author: jballor
Monday, April 25, 2005

According to yesterday’s Independent, “In the first modification of its kind, Japanese researchers have inserted a gene from the human liver into rice to enable it to digest pesticides and industrial chemicals.”

When I wrote up a theological framework for evaluating GM foods, I wasn’t considering the use of human genes. This certainly complicates matters. It sounds like something from the Twilight Zone.

HT: SciFi Faith Golfer

  • fredalangbert

    I just hope this rice doesn’t start to eat one of my organs- which are probably holding some toxins – gee, I think I’ll stick to Uncle Ben’s!