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Connections: Safe Sex For Insects

One of the biggest challenges farmers face is pests. But what if safe sex for insects could curb this problem. No, you read that right -- safe sex for insects. On Wednesday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, two scientists will discuss their research into genetically modified insects, specifically the diamondback moth. They have found a way to have the moths mate, and only produce male offspring, reducing the population. What are the pros and cons? We ask the two scientists, Tony Shelton and Neil Morrison.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.