Time Magazine: How Mutant Mosquitoes Are Fighting Dengue Fever

Tracy Thompson 15th November 2012 News, Oxitec in the news

If mosquitoes are responsible for spreading an infectious disease, you have to find a way to control them.

But because the insects are such prolific breeders, killing them is a never-ending task. Unless you can use genetics to sabotage the bugs even before they’re born.

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/11/09/how-mutant-mosquitoes-are-fighting-dengue-fever/#ixzz2CIib1XYQ

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