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  •  Benefits include (0+ / 0-)

    Improved yield, which brings with it a smaller CO2 footprint.  Scientists have also been able to add Vitamin A into Rice, which would greatly reduce blindness in young children in the developing world.

    "Unrestricted immigration is a dangerous thing -- look at what happened to the Iroquois." Garrison Keillor

    by Spider Stumbled on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 06:55:00 AM PDT

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    •  That doesn't sound like much (0+ / 0-)

      Considering how much harm is done.

      Women create the entire labor force. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sympathy is the strongest instinct in human nature. - Charles Darwin

      by splashy on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 01:27:59 AM PDT

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      •  Really? (0+ / 0-)

        There's no way to make that assessment unless you have an idea of the relative scope of either the benefits (ie, how many children will be sighted) verses the dangers.

        "Unrestricted immigration is a dangerous thing -- look at what happened to the Iroquois." Garrison Keillor

        by Spider Stumbled on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 07:25:30 PM PDT

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