A PLOS One study from Claude Fauquet's lab at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center purporting to show that cassava could be genetically modified to express zeolin, transforming the plant into one that could supply protein, has been retracted, reports Ivan Oransky at Retraction Watch.

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