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A US company has sold nearly five tonnes of genetically-engineered Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada, marking the world's first sale of GM fish for human consumption. Sceptics of the futuristic food are crying foul, citing ecological and health concerns, but government scientists say folks eating the modified fish have nothing to worry about.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

A US company has sold nearly five tonnes of genetically-engineered Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada, marking the world's first sale of GM fish for human consumption. Sceptics of the futuristic food are crying foul, citing ecological and health concerns, but government scientists say folks eating the modified fish have nothing to worry about.