June 11, 2015

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Are you in favor of genetically modified food? Scientists at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bangalore, India, have created a melon that contains a rabies vaccine. It’s a cheap and easy way to provide this vaccine to millions of people. But scientists have gone even further. A powder derived from that melon is being tested on animals. It can be added to dog food in order to prevent those animals from developing rabies disease.

(More info on pg 189 ­ Pathways 4)

rubber-duck

Now I love MELON even more. Woof, woof­ I mean: quack!

 

 

 

 

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