New Device Could Detect GMOs That Have Escaped Into Environment

A file photo of students testing the contents of a stream at the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility for evidence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Rice University scientists are developing the light transmission spectrometer, which can detect GMOs. (Arial Shogren)
A file photo of students testing the contents of a stream at the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility for evidence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Rice University scientists are developing the light transmission spectrometer, which can detect GMOs. (Arial Shogren)

Researchers led by Rice University Professor Scott Egan have received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to detect genetically modified organisms (GMOs)...

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