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Frankenflies to battle pests: Scientists plan to launch thousands of GM insects into fields

More over the top Madness, Man playing God, for profit.

"Thousands of GM insects developed by British scientists are set to be the first released into fields in Europe as an alternative to chemical pesticides.

The plan is to release a large number of genetically modified olive flies that would be used to kill off wild pests that damage the crop.

The technology is the brainchild of experts at British company Oxitec, who insist the GM insects are better for the environment that spraying crops with chemical pesticides."

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