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Former GMO Scientist On Why He Left The Field04:49

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When Devang Mehta started his PhD research developing disease-resistant crops, he was excited about the humanitarian potential of genetically modified plants. But public suspicion and distrust in the science of GMOs eventually drove him to quit.

Liz Tung (@lizxtung), health and science reporter for WHYY's The Pulse, reports.

This segment aired on April 4, 2019.

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