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'Superweeds' may emerge from genetic engineering

...environmentalists' fears about the dangers of genetic engineering, a weed that was altered by scientists to resist...University of Chicago, said the findings show that genetic engineering can substantially increase the chances of "transgene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/03/tec_237974.shtml
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Austrian chancellor refuses to ban genetic engineering

VIENNA, Austria (AP) - The government rejected citizens' demands for a five-year ban on genetic engineering, deciding instead to urge companies not to apply for patents on such products for now. After a meeting of government ministers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/29/tec_207509.shtml
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University lab hopes to revive American chestnut

...Environmental Science and Forestry are counting on a genetic engineering breakthrough to help resurrect the American chestnut...them off. "Some people don't like it because genetic engineering scares them, but I'm 100 percent behind it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/28/tec_243135.shtml
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Amateurs try genetic engineering

...the wealth of scientific knowledge available online, these hobbyists are trying to create new life forms through genetic engineering -- a field long dominated by Ph.D.s toiling in university and corporate laboratories. In her San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/26/bus_505402.shtml
Business
Dangers of genetic engineering debated

...and refused in August to renew his contract. Other scientists have come to his defense. Even supporters of genetic engineering say more testing is necessary, especially when food is involved. "Genetically manipulated organisms are part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/tec_253987.shtml
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Genetically engineered trees quietly sprouting

...chairman of the Sierra Club's genetic engineering committee. "Trees are what's...There is a lot of value in genetic engineering," said Oregon State University...science," said Strauss. "Genetic engineering is not one thing, it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/04/liv_383073.shtml
Life & style
Century after blight, American chestnut may be poised for return

...tantalizingly close to reviving the majestic species. Within a few years, using both traditional plant breeding and genetic engineering, researchers hope to have a variety of blight-resistant chestnuts to repopulate the tree's native range...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/04/gar_417792.shtml
Gardening
Drug policies all over the map in sports

...from evolving technologies. Genetic engineering, bionic implants and substances...doping, the worries over genetic engineering, and the differences among...presents greater challenges. Genetic engineering, for example, already has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/29/oly_417184.shtml
Olympics
Medical advancements raise ethical queries

...but what about fertility treatments that produce eight babies, transplants of animal organs into humans and genetic engineering? What about Dr. Jack Kevorkian? Medical strides of the 20th century have produced myriad ethical quandaries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/15/met_259020.shtml
Metro
Experts: Antiquated flu vaccine system needs updating

...time and prepare more effective vaccines by incubating the virus in monkey cells rather than eggs - and by using genetic engineering to remove much of the guesswork of preventing a disease that kills an average of 36,000 Americans a year. Government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/23/liv_394398.shtml
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