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CLIP 7133

An application of genetic modification in food

An application of genetic modification in food
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Key Info
  • An application of genetic modification in food
  • Duration: 01:19
  • Fish stocks are in decline due to over fishing as people want to consume Omega 3. The solution could be to genetically modify plants to produce Omega 3. Would you eat it? There would be positive effects on human health and fish stocks. Sparce detail about the process of genetic modification is given. This clip is published as part of Horizon: bbc.co.uk/sn/tvradio/programmes/horizon/broadband/index.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Bio: Genetics

  • Keywords: genetic modification, GM, crops, food, fisheries, omega 3
Ideas for use in class
  • For use in 14-16 Biology to explain to students an application of genetic modification.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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