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Is The Pentagon Modifying Viruses To Save Crops — Or To Wage Biological Warfare?

The viruses will be genetically modified so that they carry new packages of DNA. These new genes are supposed to help the plants — perhaps help corn survive a drought, for instance.  "If a drought is coming, we could actually use the insects to deliver viruses that carry with them the payload — that drought tolerance capability."  Read more...

 

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