I expect everyone is aware of how our basic foods are being modified via GMO (genetically modified organism) technology. According to this Gizmag article, an enzyme derived from GMO bacteria could soon be used to avoid the need for blood type matching:
Enzyme could make any type of donated blood safe for anyone to receive
Something to keep an eye on if you have a rare blood type and may eventually need treatment.
Photo: I noticed this bonsai like twig growing from the branch of a native shrub while resting and eating my lunch in a recent wander through some native scrub.