Varroa mites—‘leading culprit’ of honey bee losses—hitchhike to nearby hives to spread disease

Varroa mites—‘leading culprit’ of honey bee losses—hitchhike to nearby hives to spread disease

As the managed honey bee industry continues to grapple with significant annual colony losses, the Varroa destructor mite is emerging ...
Field trial in Brazilian city with GM mosquitoes reduces dengue cases by 91%

Field trial in Brazilian city with GM mosquitoes reduces dengue cases by 91%

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National Academies GMO report is open access, identifies funding sources

National Academies GMO report is open access, identifies funding sources

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Biotechnology could save trees decimated by invasive insects, disease

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Contrary to EPA, new report finds neonicotinoids boost yields in soybean fields

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Entomology study: Neonicotinoids increase yields for most rice farmers

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Glyphosate cleared as danger to honey bees

Glyphosate cleared as danger to honey bees

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Why Norman Borlaug is a hero

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Genetically engineered mosquitoes nearly eradicate dengue fever-spreading bugs

Genetically engineered mosquitoes nearly eradicate dengue fever-spreading bugs

The results of a trial of genetically engineered mosquitoes intended to reduce their ability to transmit dengue fever have been ...