Genetically-modified mosquito

3 articles
Mosquitoes: The Problem and Solution
May 25, 2021 | Marinanicole Miller

Beyond the pestilence of itchy bites, mosquitos play a critical role in the ecosystem at the bottom of the food chain, and their lesser known role as...

Could Genetically Modified Mosquitoes be the Solution?
Aug 1, 2016 | Alejandra Ramirez-Cardenas

On February 2016, in a district of Piracicaba, Brazil, genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes were released in an effort to reduce diseases transmitted...

Brazil Rolls Out GM Mosquito Farms
Jul 18, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Brazil has opened its first-ever, large-scale genetically modified mosquito farm in an effort to reduce the incidence of dengue fever. The...