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Scientists warn US military could use GM insect project to create drought resistant crops as an 'agricultural bioweapon'

In a paper published Thursday in the journal Science, researchers say the U.S. needs to provide greater justification for the peace-time purpose of its Insect Allies project to avoid being perceived as hostile to other countries.  Other experts expressed ethical and security concerns with the research, which seeks to transmit protective traits to crops already growing in the field.  Read more...



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