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Malaysia Releases Genetically Modified Mosquitoes 140

Posted by Soulskill
from the look-what-you've-done-gates dept.
Blessed_by_the_Cow writes "Apparently, Malaysian scientists have released 6,000 genetically modified male mosquitoes into the the wild. These bloodsuckers have been altered to have shorter lifespans. The basic idea behind it is to help slow down the spread of Dengue fever by killing off the mosquitoes faster."
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