HUFFINGTON POST
10/20/2016 01:33 pm ET Updated Sep 19, 2017

We Already Genetically Modify Pets And Plants. Are Humans Next?

From glow-in-the-dark fish to fragrant mosses, genetic modification presents countless possibilities.

Genetically modified organisms have been controversial for over a decade. When many people think about GMOs, they conjure images of sinister money-hungry corporations dangerously altering the food that we give to our children. But the reality is nowhere near this simple.

As with any revolutionary technology, there are concerns about going too far or making irreversible mistakes. Careful research and oversight are crucial. But with proper regulation, genetic modification presents countless possibilities to better our world and potentially even ourselves. In this short documentary, The WorldPost and host Aaron Pomerantz reveal some of the groundbreaking ways that we can utilize this technology.

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