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Scientists to test special bananas on humans

  • Thousands of children all over the world die due to Vitamin A deficiency, so researchers have genetically engineered a "super banana," which is composed of alpha and beta carotene. Reports suggest that the human body makes vitamin A by converted the two. 

    Media reports indicate that the bananas are being brought to the United States for testing on humans and the whole process will take about six weeks. 

    "We know our science will work," Prof. James Dale said. If these bananas are a success in Uganda, similar crops would then be grown in other regions. 

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