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Genes from Engineered Grass Spread Far

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Genes from Engineered Grass Spread Far

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Genes from Engineered Grass Spread Far

Genes from Engineered Grass Spread Far

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A grass genetically modified to be resistant to a popular herbicide can spread new genes to other grass plants located miles away, scientists discover. The findings raise questions about how well altered plant genes can be contained. Hear NPR's Christopher Joyce.