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Using New Data

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Assume a new study on the effects of foreign genes in GM crops concludes that the concentration of the foreign gene’s primary transcript is over one thousand times that of the same gene’s primary transcript concentration found in the gene’s native organism. No research has been done on the effects of this higher transcript concentration, so it is unclear if there are any hazards for consumers to be concerned about. This information would likely support ________ argument while posing a counterargument to _______.

Genetically Modified (GM) Food

A

Scientist 02’s; Scientist 03

B

Scientist 01’s; Scientist 04

C

Scientist 03’s; Scientist 02

D

Scientist 04’s; Scientist 02