New study finds butterflies unharmed by GMO corn

David Chesmore e.d.chesmore at
Thu Jun 8 08:17:19 EDT 2000

Bruce Walsh said "Actual, our mtDNA is from bacteria, so that humans (and
indeed almost all eukarotes) are made up of genes from two different

This presumably occurred millions of years ago as symbiosis.

It is my opinion that modern genetic modification by splicing genes from
differently evolved organisms from different kindgoms is more like trying to
get a lion to mate successfully with a tree - I am not sure the lion would
be too pleased! (nor the tree!)


Dr David Chesmore, FRES, MIAgrE
School of Engineering
University of Hull
Hull, HU6 7RX
Tel/fax: +1482 465062

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