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Posts tagged genetic engineering

April 16, 2014

 

A coffee mug filled with roasted coffee beans

Scientists Create Coffee-Chomping Bacteria

Though you may think you love caffeine, you're no match for this custom-built E. coli strain.

July 17, 2007

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger bench pressing

Super Men (and Women)

We all know Kobe Bryant is an NBA superstar, but ten years from now you might see players that will make Kobe look like a junior varsity bench warmer.

December 2, 2004

 

Out for the Count

If you've ever had major surgery, you probably remember lying down and waking up--but nothing in between. Learn about anesthetics on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Cotton that Defends Itself

It may sound like science fiction, but a certain kind of plant has been engineered to grow its own pesticide. Find out which plant on this Moment of Science.

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