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Saved From Living Death: How Genetically Modifying Chestnuts Could Bring Them Back

| May 20, 2013
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The American chestnut was the king of the trees in forests in the eastern U.S. until a fungus from Asia brought them down. We are getting very close to making a resistant American chestnut. Now the question is whether or not we should plant it out in the wild. »

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