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Malaysia Releases Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

January 28th, 2011 01:14 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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Blessed_by_the_Cow writes “Apparently, Malaysian scientists have released 6,000 genetically modified male mosquitoes into the the wild. These bloodsuckers have been altered to have shorter lifespans. The basic idea behind it is to help slow down the spread of Dengue fever by killing off the mosquitoes faster.”

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