Do we know what we’re doing….

by David

….from our unintended (and intended) consequences file.  The mad scientists experimenting with gene modification have come up with the next generation: changing the molecules in wheat to change it’s carbohydrate content.

The process is called “silencing” the genes but it apparently not only silences wheat genes but may match human genes and silence them, too.  That could be potentially deadly for children and lead to serious illness in some adults.