There seems to be concern about gene editing experiments with substances, genetically altering people in a selective way based on their ethnic background:
“Russia was worried about the U.S. military commissioning the collection of genetic materials of people from various regions of Russia, including the North Caucasus, and was unsure of the project’s purpose.”
Russian general says it’s part of a network of U.S. labs near Russia and China, but the Pentagon strongly rejects the claim.
Study ‘Glyphosate perturbs the gut microbiota of honey bees’:
And desiccation seems to stop seeds from sprouting