Essays Tagged: "Golden Rice"

Benefits of Genetically Modified Food on Society

first time in their lives, nourished. Scientist have created strains of new genetically engineered 'golden' rice containing a high content of beta-carotene (Vitamin A). There have been proposed operat ... content of beta-carotene (Vitamin A). There have been proposed operations to steadily deliver this golden rice to third world countries, and eventually supply families with seeds and teach them how t ...

(5 pages) 194 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Analytical Argument - "Golden Rice" and genetically engineered food

akthrough in the field of agricultural genetic engineering was announced. This new development was "golden rice" that was genetically engineered to contain a substance that the body can convert into v ... ly engineered to contain a substance that the body can convert into vitamin A called beta-carotene. Golden rice was instantly heralded as a miracle cure for the millions of people afflicted with vitam ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Advancement in Biotechnology

that have enhanced nutritional value. An example of a food that has been nutritionally enhanced is Golden Rice. Swiss researchers and the New York- based Rockefeller Foundation have developed new gen ... A deficiency and will also provide vital amounts of iron to combat iron-deficiency anemia (Avery). Golden Rice will be biotechnologies first big contribution to human welfare through food production. ...

(5 pages) 70 1 3.9 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs): What's All the Ruckus?

, hence requiring less use of pesticides. GMOs can be higher in nutritional value, as shown by the "golden rice" trend. As the National Food Processors Association put it, "The benefits are nearly lim ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Genetically Engineered Foods

the increase of wealth in the world. One dominant example of a functional food is the creation of "Golden Rice", a creation that is currently highly controversial in Asia and around the world, develo ... imal products and leafy vegetables. Theoretical analysis of the potential nutritional benefits that Golden Rice may bring show that although consumption would not eliminate the problems of blindness a ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.4 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Genetically Modified food should not be banned

esticide need. GM food also can furnish nutrition that human require, "Among the most well known is Golden Rice-genetically enhanced with added beta carotene, which is converted to Vitamin A in the hu ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Unnati Stores

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing