Scientists To Launch Genetically Modified Insects Into Fields

by jeeg 16. September 2013 21:01
The plan is to release a large number of genetically modified olive flies that would be used to kill off wild pests that damage the crop. The technology is the brainchild of experts at British company Oxitec, who insist the GM insects are better for the environment that spraying crops with ch... [More]

Genetically Modified Insects: What next?

by jeeg 20. June 2010 00:01
  Most of us probably don't think about insects when we hear about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Yet many scientists believe that genetically modified (GM) insects hold great promise by providing a powerful tool to prevent unnecessary deaths. Approximately half the world's popul... [More]
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