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Arc 11 - The Escapist - Page 15
October 24, 2012

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Some more hints about what's going on in this page. For those without the science background some readers seem to have, scientists have been engineering things into plants for years. There's a project I linked awhile back called Golden Rice, where the gene(s) to produce Vitamin A (which is a yellow color) were inserted into rice. Vitamin A deficiency in children leads to blindness. So the thought was, in countries where Vit A deficiency + high rice diets were the norm (Bangladesh, etc), this rice should be distributed.

However, I think due to GMO concerns, the distribution hasn't happened yet. No matter, Peter has apparently done the same thing but with cauliflower. For some reason.

And deadlines. Yeah. Who likes them? Especially when they might be literal?

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