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Researchers Find That Adding Human Genes To Crops Can Boost Yields By 50%

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Image credit - Yu et al. How do we grow enough food to feed the world? That's a question that many have been asking, and it seems that the answer could be human genes. This is according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago, Peking University, and Guizhou University, where they found that adding human genes to crops could boost yields by as much as 50%. This means that instead of just planting more crops, existing crops will be more efficient and could produce more, which could help deal with issues like poverty and food insecurity, according to the researchers...
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