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Synthesizing Biology

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Natural News, Jonathan Benson, June 24, 2014
The following is a news article entitled “Campaign launched to halt synthetic biology food ingredients.”

Which of the following statements best describes what synthetic biotechnology is?

A

Producing a natural ingredient using chemicals that mimic the DNA of food.

B

Forcing a man-made DNA sequence into a food that has already been genetically modified.

C

Synthesizing natural and artificial elements into a singular new food product.

D

Taking a biosynthetic yeast and forcing it to mimic elements of another natural food.