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Farming and Biotech Insects

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Farming and Biotech Insects

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Farming and Biotech Insects

Farming and Biotech Insects

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NPR's Christopher Joyce reports on efforts to protect crops by genetically engineering insect pests and some of the microbes that live inside them. The approach offers an alternative to pesticides. But some fear it also could produce dangerous "super-bugs."