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Brainstorm Keywords

Try starting with a single word topic like GMOs or a question like "Should GMOs be sold for human consumption?" Before looking for answers, think about language. Breakdown the different concepts within your topic. Make a list of keywords.

keyword brainstorm for GMOs, benefits, and risks.

Then enter these terms in the database's Advanced Search using the multiple boxes for the different key concepts in your topic.

Sample search for gmo OR genetically modified organisms AND hunger or famine OR droughts

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