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- ‘biopharming is a potential new industry at the boundary between medicine and food’another term for pharming
- ‘Corn, which is wind pollinated and therefore spreads its traits easily, is the crop of choice for biopharming.’
- ‘Last autumn, the issue came to a head when food manufacturers made public their concerns about food crops being used for biopharming.’
- ‘She notes that the drugs that biopharming promises to deliver can be gotten through other means.’
- ‘As a result, calls for limits on biopharming are often met with cries of "no way" from farm-state politicians.’
- ‘Though biopharming is still in the experimental stage, the experiment has already seen twenty corporations and universities conduct more than 315 open-air field trials in undisclosed locations.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.