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Joshua Benoit said: "They rear flies in a lab, sterilize them with chemicals or radiation and dump these sterile male flies into the environment from a plane so they mate with the females and produce no offspring," External link

feedstuffs Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:23:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "They just used straight brute force and good science," "They just drove them down all the way to Panama" External link

feedstuffs Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:23:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "The U.S. still helps pay for control programs in Panama mainly because we don't want screwworms coming back here. It's the cheapest way to prevent potentially billions of dollars in damage," External link

feedstuffs Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:23:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "They rear flies in a lab, sterilize them with chemicals or radiation and dump these sterile male flies into the environment from a plane so they mate with the females and produce no offspring," External link

eurekalert Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "They just used straight brute force and good science ," "They just drove them down all the way to Panama" External link

eurekalert Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "The U.S. still helps pay for control programs in Panama mainly because we don't want screwworms coming back here. It's the cheapest way to prevent potentially billions of dollars in damage," External link

eurekalert Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "We're talking hundreds of millions of dollars in losses," External link

eurekalert Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "We mapped the genome, but we also characterized immune aspects and how they feed," "It was the first study of its kind to explain what underlies their reproductive mechanisms. It was far more detailed than previous genomic studies we've done" External link

eurekalert Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM CET

Joshua Benoit said: "Pesticides do not discriminate at all. The same pesticide that kills a termite can kill a bee. When you spray, it can kill other beneficial insects," "So we don't want to eradicate species as much as find better ways to control them so we don't have to use as much pesticide" External link

eurekalert Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM CET

Alan Alda said: “It may not seem it, but it was a natural path,” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Alan Alda said: “My favorite example is Einstein's general relativity, without which, 100 years later, we wouldn't have GPS,” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Isaac Newton wrote: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Alan Alda said: “It seems like they're funding scientists to go play in the sandbox, with no payoff at the end of it,” “You can’t promise that it's going to lead to a medicine that saves lives, for instance” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Alan Alda explained: “It sounds ludicrous to study fruit flies; it's not as if we need healthier fruit flies, but we need more knowledge about nature,” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Alan Alda said: “I think that it's just one instance after another of how basic research does lead to very practical, often life-saving discoveries,” “You've got to have the basic knowledge first” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Alan Alda said: “It would really be good for all of us to realize that long-range thinking is going to make life better for humans,” “Those people who did the long-range thinking in prior generations have enabled us to use that understanding and knowledge to make our lives better, and some of the things we're suffering from now will be dealt with in future generations because we thought deeply about the way nature works, so I think we have a responsibility to do that” External link

forbes Friday, October 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM CEST

Samir Amin wrote: “the regimes were nothing but bourgeois,” External link

island Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:43:00 AM CEST

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