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Genetically engineered multi-toxin crops make insects insecticide-resistant | Homeland Security News Wire

The popular new strategy of planting genetically engineered crops that make two or more toxins to fend off insect pests rests on assumptions that do not always apply, researchers have discovered. Their study helps explain why one major pest is evolving resistance much faster than predicted and offers ideas for more sustainable pest control.

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Energy energy sources | Homeland Security News Wire

Scaling up the production of biofuels made from algae to meet at least 5 percent — about ten billion gallons — of U.S. transportation fuel needs would place unsustainable demands on energy, water, and nutrients, says a new report from the National Research Council (NRC).

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Water security experts at U Arizona annual conference | Homeland Security News Wire

How can Arizona secure a safe, sustainable water supply for its current and future residents? The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center will take on this complex issue at its annual conference on 5 March.

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