scientists http://kbia.org en Local biotech startup receives $200,000 investment http://kbia.org/post/local-biotech-startup-receives-200000-investment <p>Local biotech startup Animal Health Specialties has announced it is receiving an investment of more than $200,000 from Columbia-based investment group Centennial Investors.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:24:52 +0000 A. J. Feather 49580 at http://kbia.org Local biotech startup receives $200,000 investment Scientists say pesticide not fending off corn rootworm http://kbia.org/post/scientists-say-pesticide-not-fending-corn-rootworm <p>Insect scientists say biotech corn is losing its ability to fend off a major insect pest known as the corn rootworm.&nbsp; The scientists say continued widespread use of genetically-modified corn will only make the problem worse. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:00:14 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 10376 at http://kbia.org Scientists say pesticide not fending off corn rootworm