Archive for February 6th, 2008

Tiny Genetic Differences Have Huge Consequences

It seems that tiny genetic modifications on an organism may have huge consequences after all. This may have an impact on the belief that certain genetically modified organisms may not pose any possible harm on humans without further testing. This may make some researcher think of making GMO’s go through more extensive testing before evaluating such organisms as safe. Although the study may have focused on how small changes in the DNA of an individual can lead to dramatic differences, this may al…