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SAVING CROPS OR WAGING WAR? –

SAVING CROPS OR WAGING WAR? – The Pentagon is working with researchers across the U.S. to find a new way to protect crops from adverse weather events and diseases by infecting insects with genetically modified viruses and allowing them to infect plants. Researchers say their work could help corn survive a drought; critics say the plan sounds a lot like biological warfare research. (NPR’s The Salt)

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