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Genetically modified (GM) corn plants can reduce damage to other neighboring, unmodified crops too—and farmers who plant both types of crops are experiencing the economic benefits, researchers say this week in Science. This finding comes after William Hutchison from the University of Minnesota, along with colleagues from across the United States, studied the effects that genetically engineered corn has had on European corn borer moths in the United States over the years.
SAN DIEGO—Families with children, teachers, early-career scientists, and all others with a curious mind are invited to events that are free and open to the public at the AAAS Annual Meeting, 18-22 February in San Diego, California. This is the first time in the association’s 162-year history that AAAS is meeting in San Diego.