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December 10, 2014 Many crops we eat today are the product of genetic modifications that happen in a lab, not in nature. Scientists and consumers are divided how cautious we need to be about these foods.
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Crop consultant Dan Steiner inspects a field of corn near Norfolk, Neb.
July 9, 2013 Across the corn belt, farmers are pulling out all the stops in their war on the corn rootworm. They're returning to chemical pesticides, because the weapons of biotechnology — inserted genes that are supposed to kill the rootworm — aren't working so well anymore.
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