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Superlife. Corn : "king of grains"

Author: Yoshitaka Nitta; Akiko Nakano; Duncan Macintyre; NHK Entāpuraizu,; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai,
Publisher: Wheeling, IL : Film Ideas, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Designing Life. Man has been doing it for over 10,000 years. You may not be aware of it, but we are surrounded by "Superlife," life-forms manipulated by Man. Super Corn: The King of Grains, part of the Superlife Series, looks at genetic engineering to reduce chemical use and increase yield. Note- Superlife explores the science of how mankind is manipulating life for its benefit. The series does not attempt to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Additional Physical Format: Original version:
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yoshitaka Nitta; Akiko Nakano; Duncan Macintyre; NHK Entāpuraizu,; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai,
OCLC Number: 1030657558
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "Genetic manipulation."
"Superfoods."
Title from resource description page (viewed March 21, 2018).
Performer(s): Narrated by Duncan Macintyre.
Description: 1 online resource (7 min.)
Other Titles: Super corn :
Superlife :
Genetic engineering to reduce chemical use and increase yield
Responsibility: director, Yoshitaka Nitta ; producer, Akiko Nakano ; an NHK/NHK Enterprises co-production.

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Designing Life. Man has been doing it for over 10,000 years. You may not be aware of it, but we are surrounded by "Superlife," life-forms manipulated by Man. Super Corn: The King of Grains, part of the Superlife Series, looks at genetic engineering to reduce chemical use and increase yield. Note- Superlife explores the science of how mankind is manipulating life for its benefit. The series does not attempt to address the concerns surrounding cloning, genetically modified organisms or the ethics of certain farming practices.

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