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Superweeds Sprouting Up

Starlink corn was genetically engineered to remain alive while being sprayed with the pesticide Roundup, which kills the weeds but not the GM corn--but this isn't working as well as it used to, so Dow has created a NEW pesticide, based on the defoliant Agent Orange...
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A Weed Killer is Killing Us

Monsanto's Bt and Roundup insecticides are not only killing weeds-- new findings show that they are also killing human kidney cells, even in low doses.

Roundup, designed to be used on GM crops, is also linked to infertility, killing testicular cells in rats within 1 to 48 hours of exposure. Roundup is also decreasing the population...
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GM Seeds May be a Disaster

GM seeds have changed agriculture, but not necessarily for the better: Farmers who have planted genetically engineered Roundup-ready crops from genetically-modified seeds made by Monsanto are discovering that whole fields of...
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