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Ecologist calls for more research into genetically modified crops

Photo of monarch butterfly caterpillarUCSC ecologist Deborah Letourneau has long been concerned about potential risks posed by the genetic modification of crops. Among her concerns are the possibility of unintended impacts on species such as Monarch butterflies, (in caterpillar stage at right). Letourneau has contributed to a new book on environmental effects and regulation of transgenic plants and coedited another related book. More

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February 25-March 3, 2002
Vol. 6, No. 26

Integration of science, policy is goal of Center for Ocean Health

Major retrospective features films from UCSC's Ray collection

David Haussler to deliver Faculty Research Lecture on Feb. 28

More Campus News: Chancellor to speak at staff forum Feb. 27... United Way campaign wrapping up this
week... University Orchestra to perform Boléro and Romeo and Juliet... Hawaiian poet and playwright to perform March 7... and more.

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