Description: At one of the world’s largest synthetic biology conferences this week, a food truck handed out papaya and yogurt samples to hundreds of attendees. The papaya wasn’t any ordinary papaya: It was a genetically engineered fruit that Dr. Dennis Gonsalves designed to be naturally resistant to the ringworm virus. Because of his invention, pesticide use dropped in Hawaii and production flourished.
Date: Oct 03, 2019
Questions for discussion:
- What does this article suggest is happening in this field?
- What should businesses people and investors consider?
- What sort of new products do you think are likely to be introduced in the near future?