Genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever

Genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever

Dengue fever is spread by mosquitoes, and in Brazil, more than a million new cases of the disease can be seen each year. But researchers have now released a new weapon against the disease- in the form of genetically modified mosquitoes. Recently released in the Brazilian city of Piracicaba, these modified mosquitoes are all males, […]