British biotech firm Oxitec, which is known for creating a genetically modified (GM) mosquito to combat dengue and other blood-borne diseases in Florida and Texas, has introduced a GM self-destructing caterpillar. The firm has some experience in creating genetically modified bugs. The goal of this
Indian does not seem to catch a break this year with the coronavirus pandemic, reoccurring earthquakes, a devastating cyclone and now the swarms of locusts wreaking havoc in several states of India. the pest is leaving destroyed crops and pastures in their wake which is
While the whole world is grappling with COVID-19 pandemic, another problem for African and south-Asian countries has raised its head. Swarms of locusts are ravaging the African lands and now it is certain that these locust swarms are set to invade Sindh after May 15.