Cracked_Science_3__4 - Video 3 Top 5 Myths about DNA DNA can be used to exonerate to alter crops to potentially cure diseases Ancestry DNA Sold 1.5

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Video 3: Top 5 Myths about DNA - DNA can be used to exonerate, to alter crops, to potentially cure diseases Ancestry DNA - Sold 1.5 million of DNA kits over the American Thanksgiving weekend in 2017 - The interest does not necessarily equate knowledge #5 Almost all food has DNA - There is this idea that genetically engineered food, commonly known as GMOs, has DNA but that non-engineered food doesn’t (very wrong) - Carrots, apple, milk, flour contain DNA - Sugar, salt, water, alcohol, highly refined substances which are extracted from foodstuff generally don’t contain DNA - But most of what we eat contains DNA #4 There’s no such thing as a fish gene - When researchers were experimenting with a tomato that would be more tolerant to frost, they added an antifreeze gene that came from the winter flounder, and so the tomato was nicknamed the fish-mato - Hox proteins made by the fruit fly help guide its development to make sure its mandibles, antennae, thorax, and abdomen all grow in the right order - You can remove one gene in the
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