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Scientists create malaria-free mosquito

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Scientists create malaria-free mosquito

University of Arizona researchers have bred a genetically modified mosquito with a unique selling point - the insect is unable to transmit malaria to humans. The next step is for scientists to find a way to give these mosquitoes an advantage so that, if and when they are released into the wild, they will displace ordinary mosquitoes through natural selection. Read more: The Independent


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