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Apr 08, 2002
 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

Amaizeing oversight

A report published in Nature last November by authors claiming to have identified transgenic DNA from genetically modified (GM) maize in crops in Oaxaca, Mexico, ignited fears that GM traits had been transferred to non-GM corn far from any GM plantings. But in the rush to sound a new alarm about GM crops, it seems that few people, including the reviewers for Nature, stopped to examine what the researchers had actually proved.

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