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gosh, we really let the thread go dormant, there has been a deluge of reporting on GMOs lately...no way to archive every link I guess, seems like nearly every day I see something new on the subject. Still, let's see if we can't get the thread moving again.
I see Roundup Ready Alfalfa in the news, but you're right, the thread never took.
I don't think there are an awful lot of active members on SI--maybe a hundred? A lot less than ten years ago.
And we have learned that pointing to something interesting isn't the same thing as learning about it. I know that I was just a dumb kid ten years ago--now I'd like to think I'm a little more sober and thoughtful. Not that I study any one thing in any great detail--I just know now to keep most of my thoughts to myself.
I enjoy posting and getting feedback--although I pretty much confine it to the personal computer thread now. As far as the biotech guys, the core group of about half a dozen is still here, I havn't been monitoring those threads--and I don't expect to be speculating in biotech again, but it was a great experience when the market was hot.
Getting back to GMOs, here are fast growing salmon nytimes.com
I don't mind saying that fast growing salmon make me uneasy--but in general GMO crops do not. I'll leave it there--I'm just not informed or educated well enough to say anything one way or the other about GMOs. I certainly do eat plenty of them--I'm not really into the orgainic free range 'sustainable' movement.