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Rootworm Beetle Can Now Eat GMO Corn Designed to eradicate It

Western corn rootworm beetles in the United States have grown immune to biotech crops that were originally designed to target the pests. The genetically modified organism (GMO) seeds, often referred to as Bt corn, were introduced in 1996—yet the rapid pace at which the insect has grown resistant has scientists and farmers worried. Wired magazine […]

July 14th, 2014
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