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Researchers Develop GM Houseplants to Clean Air

12:00 EST 9 Jan 2019 | ISAAA

Researchers at the University of Washington have genetically modified pothos ivy — a common houseplant — to help clean the air inside homes. Hazardous compounds such as chloroform and benzene build up in homes, and exposure to both compounds have been linked to cancer. The modified photos ivy removes chloroform and benzene from the air around it. T...

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