> sarah wrote:
> > verse, but have a look in 'New Scientist' mid/end January for results
> > of
> > research indicating genetic material is surviving in the gut long
> > enough
> > that it could be absorbed.
>> Are you referring to the article entitled "Frankenfears"?
No - I saw the same article and it appeared to be sound in that they
demonstrated that DNA strands were rather longer lived in the gut than had
been previously assumed.
> it out. It certainly does NOT say that genetic material could be
> absorbed through the gut.
I don't recall it saying that either, but the article in question did say
that detectable amounts of DNA strands were found to survive in a chemical
engineered model gut for much longer than conventional wisdom believed.
> product.Maybe you were referring to a different article? The online New
> Scientist I looked at didn't have any other GM articles.
I think so - must have been in the last few weeks.