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water or that can grow in water, depending on how the genes are
spliced, and that corn can be grown without nitrogen. There's a
whole series of things that means that in the next ten to 15 years
we can feed the world much better than it's ever been fed before.
Isn't that fantastic?
Well, it is, yes.
And it means that in the field of bio-mass, any kind of
protein mass can be made into some form of energy. From alcohol
you can drive a car, as you know. So while what I'm saying is
extremely simplistic, a really good take-out description that
I think you and I would be able to understand is going to be
in the current Scientific American, and I begged Mrs. Mason to
look at it, too.
Is this a group of authors?
Yes. They've been advertising it for about six months,
and it means that they've decided that they're going to do something
that everybody is interested in science like us can understand
it as well as the scientists. Most things now are so
scientific and so specialized that only people in the field
I shall have a copy.
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