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Can we rid the world of mosquitoes? Should we?

Can we rid the world of mosquitoes? Should we? | Genetically engineered mosquitoes | Scoop.it
Genetic engineers recently reported the creation of mosquitoes that produce over 95% male offspring. In this episode, we explored what would happen if they were released into the wild, and we looke...
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To beat malaria and dengue, vaccinate the mosquitoes

To beat malaria and dengue, vaccinate the mosquitoes | Genetically engineered mosquitoes | Scoop.it
Scientists manipulate bacteria in the mosquito gut to stop pathogens in their tracks

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Brazil Attempts to Combat Dengue with GM Mosquitoes

Brazil Attempts to Combat Dengue with GM Mosquitoes | Genetically engineered mosquitoes | Scoop.it

April 21, 2014 — The world’s largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes has been released in a Brazilian town to combat dengue -- a leading cause of illness and fatality in several Mercosur countries, except for Uruguay.

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Sterilized GM mosquitoes released in largest field test to combat dengue in Brazil | Genetic Literacy Project

Sterilized GM mosquitoes released in largest field test to combat dengue in Brazil | Genetic Literacy Project | Genetically engineered mosquitoes | Scoop.it
Sterilized GM mosquitoes released in largest field test to combat dengue in Brazil | John Otis | April 11, 2014 | MinnPost (RT @IhrtBiotech: Sterilized GM mosquitoes released to combat dengue in Brazil
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SP1202 News Media Assignment: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

This is a SP1202 News Media Assignment. This video gives some background information regarding the use of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes (GMMs) as a vector ...
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World's biggest swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes released in Brazil

World's biggest swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes released in Brazil | Genetically engineered mosquitoes | Scoop.it
The world’s largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes has been released in Brazil to combat infectious disease.
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X marks the spot

X marks the spot | Genetically engineered mosquitoes | Scoop.it

KILL the mosquito and you kill the disease. That is the usual approach to controlling malaria. And if done properly, it works. The problem is that the insecticides...


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Rakesh Yashroy's curator insight, July 5, 2014 3:07 PM

Man and nature can both cross their limits. Let us see, how it works in the long-run - eliminating females from malarial mosquito.

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New Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Kenya - YouTube

Malaria control efforts currently depend mostly on things like chemically-treated mosquito nets and spraying against the disease-carrying insects. But scient...

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Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease

In a single year, there are 200-300 million cases of malaria and 50-100 million cases of dengue fever worldwide. So: Why haven't we found a way to effectivel...
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bill gates on gm mosquitoes

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Pioneering Trachoma and Malaria Control in Ethiopia (The Carter Center)

For more information on The Carter Center, please visit http://www.cartercenter.org Impoverished communities in Amhara Region, Ethiopia—the world's most trac...
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