Tag: genetic engineering

Genetically Mutated Mosquito Experiments Target Africa Despite Failures

Oxitec’s failed GM mosquito releases worldwide: Forewarnings for Africa and the Target Malaria project By Dr Helen Wallace A decade ago, genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes were first released globally, in the Cayman Islands, by UK-based company Oxitec. Further releases followed in Malaysia, Panama, and Brazil….

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Scientists Accuse DARPA of Genetically Modifying Insects for Bioweapon to Spread Agricultural Viruses

By Matt Agorist In a scathing report issued this week, researchers with the Science Policy Forum have accused the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of creating a technology—ostensibly used to genetically modify crops with insects—but that could be converted into a dangerous and…

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GMO Salmon Maker Refuses To Disclose Who They Selling To

By April McCarthy Prepared sashimi products are where you’re likely to find genetically modified salmon, the CEO of AquaBounty Technologies, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company that produces the fish, told investors, but they won’t say who they’re selling to. Aquaculture, once a fledgling industry, now accounts…

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