GM mosquito wild release takes campaigners by surprise

by jeeg 12. November 2010 22:43
Experts in the safety of genetically modified (GM) organisms have expressed concern over the release of GM mosquitoes into the wild on the Cayman Islands, which was publicised internationally only last month — a year after their initial release. The trial of the OX513A strain of the de... [More]

Scientists Genetically Engineering Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

by jeeg 8. August 2010 06:12
For more than a century, people have battled malaria by fighting its carrier, the indomitable mosquito. But last month, scientists at the University of Arizona found a way to turn this blood-sucking enemy into a potential ally. They performed the trick by altering the bug’s DNA, making i... [More]
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