Scientists say experiment using genetically-engineered moths to stop pests was a 'success'

October 24, 2017 08:12 PM

Scientists are declaring "success" in a controversial experiment to fight pests in New York vegetables with genetically-engineered bugs.

Researchers at Cornell University just wrapped up a study in which they turned modified moths loose in Ontario County.


Some anti-GMO activists are raising the alarm, but as Charles Molineaux reports, farmers say it could save their crops and help them cut back on toxic pesticides.

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Charles Molineaux

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