Science and Technology : Suspicious Virus Makes Rare Cross-Kingdom Leap From Plants to Honeybees

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  1. Gorilla

    Gorilla Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Full article: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com...-cross-kingdom-leap-from-plants-to-honeybees/

    Pretty interesting read.
     
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    Actually, more bees have been killed by Monsanto pesticides than viruses





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    This isn't really the point of the article, and they admit that they don't even know if the virus is harmful yet or will be used as a vector to infect other tobacco plants.
     
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    Or, maybe the viruses are cause by Monsanto?





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    I'm betting my money on nature for this one.

    There's plenty of other good reasons to be critical of how we're doing GMOs, and some of the adverse aspects of modern agriculture.
     
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    I'll hedge my bets. I don't trust a company that had to buy immunity from congress





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