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Turkey Trouble: Genetics Gone Too Far?

Regular old selective breeding can create monsters like the industrial turkey, giant with grotesquely over-sized breasts and muscles. This raises the obvious ethical question:  Just because we can breed this turkey, should we?  The turkey lives a short, miserable life but we get an affordable, healthy source of protein. It is obvious which choice we’ve made as a society, but is it the right one?

KQED has the story

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