Numlock News: October 22, 2018

By Walt Hickey Good morning! Edible Cotton The USDA has approved the commercialization of a genetically altered variety of cotton that makes its normally toxic seeds edible. This would allow cotton farmers to sell cotton for both food and the current use as fiber. The project — in the works for 23 years — to make cottonseeds edible could be huge: if all the cotton in the world were replaced with this edible variety, the daily protein requirement of

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