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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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Golden Rice:
https://www.mountsinai.org/health-library/supplement/beta-carotene
https://www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/vitamin-deficiency
https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/104/3/769/4668541
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10634784
https://www.nature.com/articles/nbt0718-559a
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https://www.acsh.org/news/2017/05/18/embrace-golden-rice-globally-remains-frustratingly-slow-11297
https://futurism.com/gmo-golden-rice-allowed-us

Spicy tomatoes:
https://www.cell.com/trends/plant-science/fulltext/S1360-1385(18)30261-9
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4267963/
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2019/01/08/hot-spicy-tomato-capsaicin-genetic-

Allergen-free milk:
https://www.foodallergy.org/life-with-food-allergies/food-allergy-101/facts-and-statistics
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-32024-x
https://www.pnas.org/content/109/42/16811
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-25654-8

Cancer-fighting eggs:
https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/cancer-statistics/worldwide-cancer
https://www.beltina.org/interferons-alpha-beta-and-cancer-treatment/
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-28438-2
https://splice-bio.com/genetically-modified-chickens-lay-cancer-fighting-eggs/
https://www.in-pharmatechnologist.com/Article/2007/01/16/Protein-production-in-chicken-eggs-cracked
https://bmcbiotechnol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12896-018-0495-1

Vaccine-delivering bananas:
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/97ff/85496c35d1b280d2adf2060b39184080bfd9.pdf
http://www.genomenewsnetwork.org/articles/07_00/VACCINE_BASE2_5_8.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Advantages-and-disadvantages-of-edible-vaccines_tbl3_228778843
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/edible-vaccines-2006-12/
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2000/sep/08/gm.infectiousdiseases
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/27800426_Review_Article_-_Edible_vaccines_Current_status_and_future
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Advantages-and-disadvantages-of-edible-vaccines_tbl3_228778843
https://www.cdc.gov/rotavirus/surveillance.html

Osteoporosis-fighting carrots:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2234161/

Ebola-fighting tobacco:
https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/16/12/26122
http://sciencenordic.com/genetically-modified-tobacco-plants-medicine-ebola
https://www.scripps.edu/news-and-events/press-room/2014/20141117ebola.html
https://www.mdmag.com/medical-news/investigative-ebola-treatment-zmapp-to-undergo-testing

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Golden_Rice.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agrobacterium_tumefaciens_Forsythie.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Capsaicin-3D-vdW.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bacterial_leaf_spot_symptoms.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:3blg.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Human-interferon-beta-pdb-1AU1.png
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