GM corn set to stop man spreading his seed

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    Scientists have created the ultimate GM crop: contraceptive corn. Waiving fields of maize may one day save the world from overpopulation.

    The pregnancy prevention plants are the handiwork of the San Diego biotechnology company Epicyte, where researchers have discovered a rare class of human antibodies that attack sperm.

    By isolating the genes that regulate the manufacture of these antibodies, and by putting them in corn plants, the company has created tiny horticultural factories that make contraceptives.

    'We have a hothouse filled with corn plants that make anti-sperm antibodies,' said Epicyte president Mitch Hein.

    'We have also created corn plants that make antibodies against the herpes virus, so we should be able to make a plant-based jelly that not only prevents pregnancy but also blocks the spread of sexual disease.'

    Contraceptive corn is based on research on the rare condition, immune infertility, in which a woman makes antibodies that attack sperm.

    'Essentially, the antibodies are attracted to surface receptors on the sperm,' said Hein. 'They latch on and make each sperm so heavy it cannot move forward. It just shakes about as if it was doing the lambada.'

    Normally, biologists use bacteria to grow human proteins. However, Epicyte decided to use corn because plants have cellular structures that are much more like those of humans, making them easier to manipulate.

    The company, which says it will not grow the maize near other crops, says it plans to launch clinical trials of the corn in a few months.


    GM corn set to stop man spreading his seed | Environment | The Observer
     
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    That's gonna be a big surprise to the folks in Ohio.

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    Uncle Ferd says he gonna be first in line...
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    Male contraceptives making headway
    July 24, 2011 -- U.S. researchers say developments in male contraceptives are making them safe, effective and reversible.
     
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    Now we can feed Africa!
     
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    The possibilities are endless in the brave new world. Makes you wish they never cracked the genome code doesn't it?
     
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    GM=Genetic mutation
     
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    People don't eat GM corn. Animals eat it mostly after it is processed into DDG feed that kills any bacteria or antibodies.

    Phthalates in plastics is what you should be worried about as for damage to human reproduction.

    Also at least 7 different weeds have now mutated to resist glyphosate weed killer. GM corn & no-till farming may end due to weed problems. This will impact food production this year & continue to drive up food prices.
     
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    Are you serious? Cause if you are you're the dumbest mother fucker here.

    GMO = Genetically Modified Organism.

    Go back and re-read, excuse me, READ FOR THE FIRST TIME, the article. Or print it out an have someone read it to you aloud. It has nothing to do with your Messiah Barry Soetoro.
     
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    No they just eat the cows that have eaten the GMO corn, and everything else that was made using GMO Corn to include HFCS.

    GMO corn is so cheap (and so worthless) that it's actually used in dry cell batteries? Shit will f*ck you up.

    ANd now Monsanto wants to sterilize us with there patented (yes it's patented) GMO corn? It's time for an Occupy Monsanto movement!
     

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