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The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article reflects on how most transgenic research is still in early development, but issues surrounding the use of transgenic insects need to be addressed. Examples are their impact on the environment, the potential risks to human health, and their advantages and disadvantages in controlling crop pests. The article showcases some insects specifically engineered to control agricultural pests.

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    NSDL,Article,Learn,Learner,High school upper division 11-12,Parasitology,Bioengineering,General public & informal education,Profession (degree program),Botany & Plant Science,Research,Entomology,High school lower division 9-10,Life Science,Non-journal article,Teach,Teacher,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Biotechnology,Graduate,Ecology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721040206237T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Reference Material,Engineering,Undergraduate upper division 15-16,Continuing education,Education,Technology,Geoscience,Agriculture & Aquaculture,Genetics & Heredity

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