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What could possibly go wrong? Pentagon wants to create an army of virus-spreading insects to “protect crops”

The federal government is determined to bio-engineer artificial insects, having demonstrated a willingness to say just about anything in order to justify it – including by claiming that fake bugs bearing genetically-modified (GM) viruses are necessary to save our food supply.  The so-called “Insect Allies” project, hatched by the Pentagon and funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), would utilize gene-editing techniques like “CRISPR” to deliberately weaponize insects with man-made viruses that officials say would somehow make America’s food crops more resilient.  Read more...

 

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