One of the big advantages of genetically modified corn was its built-in pesticides, as it produces a toxin that kills destructive bugs. Now its resistance to pests is wearing off. Just as Jurassic Park taught us, life found a way.
The world is potentially headed into a serious food crisis, thanks to a combination of climate change, land degradation, and depletion of natural resources. And the solution to all this might mean taking plant species back to before their domestication.
Tired of potatoes that only leave you 62.5% full? Now a new genetically-modified potato has 1.6 times the protein of normal potatoes and way more amino acids. The next generation of transgenic tubers has arrived.