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Spicy Tomatoes and 4 Other GMOs That Could Save Lives

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Published on Mar 31, 2019

Genetically modifying plants and animals is complicated business, but some scientists think this tool could be used to save lives in a variety of ways.

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Spicy tomatoes:
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Allergen-free milk:
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Vaccine-delivering bananas:
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Osteoporosis-fighting carrots:
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Ebola-fighting tobacco:
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