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Anti-insect wheat trials launched

David Shukman BBC News The first experiments with plants genetically modified to repel aphids are under way in the UK. Wheat has been engineered with a gene from a peppermint plant so that it emits a particular pheromone. The smell … Continue reading

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Schools ‘spy’ on fat kids

Source: NY Post Big Brother is joining the battle of the bulge. A group of Long Island students will soon be wearing controversial electronic monitors that allow school officials to track their physical activity around the clock. The athletics chair … Continue reading

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