Working Out the Bugs in Genetic Mosquito Plan

by jeeg 4. March 2015 23:48
Five years ago when Key West, FL, had its dengue outbreak, the regional mosquito-control agency stepped up truck and aerial spraying using larvicide and handheld adulticide foggers and ovitraps, even going door-to-door to find mosquito breeding sites. Now, the Florida Keys Mosqu... [More]

Concerns Are Raised About Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

by jeeg 31. October 2011 19:58
The first release, which was discussed in a scientific paper published online on Sunday by the journal Nature Biotechnology, took place in the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean in 2009 and caught the international scientific community by surprise. Oxitec has subsequently released the mod... [More]
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