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Fighting Mosquitoes With GM Mosquitoes 521

doug141 writes "Scientists are releasing genetically modified male mosquitoes that produce flightless female offspring. The male offspring go on to wipe out another generation of females. This is similar to the way screwworms were eradicated in the U.S., except with nature itself making more of the modified males. Field trials are already underway."
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Fighting Mosquitoes With GM Mosquitoes

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