Difference Between Unscented & Fragrance-Free and Cow Gene Editing for More Male Offspring
Learn why fragrance-free is NOT the same as unscented, and how a cow named Cosmo was genetically edited so he’ll have more male offspring.
There’s a big difference between “unscented” and “fragrance free” by Kelsey Donk
- Schwarcz, J. (2017, July 21). What is the difference between “Unscented” and “Fragrance-free” products? Office for Science and Society. McGill University. https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/quirky-science-you-asked/what-difference-between-unscented-and-fragrance-free-products
- US EPA,OCSPP. (2014, January 17). Safer Choice Criteria for Fragrances | US EPA. US EPA. https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/safer-choice-criteria-fragrances
- Senger, E. (2011). Scent-free policies generally unjustified. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 183(6), E315–E316. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.109-3800
- Consumer Misconceptions of Fragrance-free Products. (2018, July 20). Perfumer & Flavorist. https://www.perfumerflavorist.com/fragrance/research/The-Misconceptions-of-Fragrance-free-Consumers–488726951.html
- Steinemann, A. (2017). Health and societal effects from exposure to fragranced consumer products. Preventive Medicine Reports, 5, 45–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.11.011
Cow’s genome was edited to make him produce more male offspring by Grant Currin
- Owen, J.R., Hennig, S.L., McNabb, B.R., Mansour, T.A., Lin, J.L., Young, A.E., Murray, J.D., Ross, P.J., & Van Eenennaam, A.L. Production of a Gene Knock-In Bull Calf by Embryo-Mediated Genome Editing. Poster presented at the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show. 2020 July 19-23; Virtual. https://ucdavis.app.box.com/s/cpipr5wwnrdr69k7s46l81kbtmzycfg7/file/694452573988
- FAO – News Article: Key facts and findings. (2020). FAO.org. http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/197623/icode/
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