Experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes to stop breeding ‘backfires’

Experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes to stop breeding ‘backfires’

  An experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes in order to stop breeding of the deadly insects ‘backfired,’ according to reports  The test in Brazil reportedly failed with genes from the modified mosquitoes now mixing with the native population  In an attempt to control mosquito-borne diseases including yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika fevers, a strain of […]

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Brits in Spain may be swarmed by billions of angry mosquitoes after huge storms

Brits in Spain may be swarmed by billions of angry mosquitoes after huge storms

 Brits in Spain may be swarmed by billions of angry mosquitoes after huge storms drenched the country  The notoriously aggressive Asian tiger mosquitoes are expected to flourish in the current wet conditions in Spain, following some of the worst storms in a century  Officials are calling on people to remove any standing water around their […]

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Experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes to stop breeding ‘backfires’ – Today News

Experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes to stop breeding ‘backfires’ – Today News

  An experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes in order to stop breeding of the deadly insects ‘backfired,’ according to reports  The test in Brazil reportedly failed with genes from the modified mosquitoes now mixing with the native population  In an attempt to control mosquito-borne diseases including yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika fevers, a strain of […]

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