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Anger after Bill Gates gives £6m to British lab to develop GM crops

Independent: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given British scientists a multi-million pound grant to develop GM crops in what could be the most significant PR endorsement for the controversial technology. The John Innes Centre in Norwich has received £6.4m for a five-year project to engineer cereals such as corn and barley to extract nitrogen from the atmosphere, rather than relying on ammonia-based fertilisers. But the decision by the Gates Foundation to invest substantial funds in technology...