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Evolution one-ups genetic modification

Friends of Dr Thierry Vrain

Mar 19, 2014 — "A parasitic worm is becoming rapidly resistant to the corn that was genetically engineered to kill it, according to a new study.

Published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it’s a cautionary tale of how bioengineering is only beneficial until evolution manages to catch up — and how mismanagement of biotech crops can hurry up that process."

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Evolution one-ups genetic modification
Evolution one-ups genetic modification
A pest evolved to eat the biotech corn that had been engineered to kill it Topics: Biotechnology, pesticides, Agriculture, EPA, corn, Genetic modification, Sustainability News A parasitic worm is becoming rapidly resistant to the corn that was genetically engineered to kill it, according to a new study.
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