Category Archives: Announcements/ Other

Use this one if you want to share something with the class that is non news-related but very cool – for example, resources they can use on campus that would be helpful for the class, hints on how to best use course materials, etc.

Frankenfish

Posted by  Kristina Miller:  My mom told me that a story ran the this morning on the Today show, talking about a fish that was being genetically engineered. This fish turned out to be the Atlantic Salmon. Scientist are making these fish speed up growth so that they are at adult size four times faster than if they were out in the wild. I feel that this is another one of those things that should not be messed with!
Check it out:
http://www.ipbrief.net/2010/09/21/frankenfish-a-quick-look-at-post-patent-challenges-faced-by-genetically-engineered-products/