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The Fight Against Mosquitoes Will Be Decided Today
 

The Fight Against Mosquitoes Will Be Decided Today

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Residents in Florida will today help determine whether the first trial of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the US will go ahead – and the outcome could have a huge impact on the state's ongoing attempts to curb Zika virus .
 
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10 Nov 2016 - General
 
"Genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes" is about to be added to the list of many genetically modified organisms that humans have created for the benefit of the humans. While millions of Americans were voting in the presidential election, there was another important decision that needed to make. That is deciding whether to allow an unprecedented release of GM insects on American soil. These genetically modified mosquitos do not bite and transmit diseases, but when they mate with vector m...
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