Searched for: Mosquitoes

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8/27/2019 1:55:05 PM -

The Conversation https://theconversation.com/a-vaccine-that-could-block-mosquitoes-from-transmitting-malaria-105553 

It is possible to eradicate malaria? It is a question with which many researchers have grappled, and many ideas have been …
Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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11/11/2018 10:25:15 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-11-mail-mosquitoes-nice-snug.html#jCp

Some methods send sterilized mosquitoes out into the wild, where they mate with females but produce no offspring, thereby causing their numbers to plummet. Other methods use …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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11/9/2018 9:16:59 AM -

The Conversation https://theconversation.com/scientists-design-a-novel-formula-that-repels-and-kills-mosquitoes-95323 April 25, 2018 12.36am AEST Walter FockeProfessor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Director of Institute of Applied …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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7/8/2018 8:45:42 AM -

EurekAlert https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/uoc--mms111417.php

UCR researchers are generating genetically engineered insects to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases

University of California, Riverside As proof of concept, the …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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7/2/2018 3:48:30 PM -

The Fiji Times http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=439102

By Repeka Nasiko SPRAYING campaigns threaten other insect species, says Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar.

She said this was one of the reasons the ministry preferred to …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM -

BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/health-48464510

By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent, BBC News

A fungus - genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin - can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests. …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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8/19/2018 3:06:20 PM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-08-ion-channel-reveals-insects-world.htmlThe mosquito, sworn enemy of exposed ankles and elbows, locates each bloody meal using a finely tuned sense of smell. Yet, not all insects can sniff out vulnerable flesh. …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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8/11/2018 8:51:36 AM -

The Invasives Blog

https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/08/06/new-trial-eradicated-80-of-a-disease-carrying-mosquito-population/

A new trial experiment undertaken in Australia has been shown to successfully eliminate 80% of the disease-bearing …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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7/6/2018 11:04:32 AM -

Wired https://www.wired.com/story/this-gene-editing-tech-might-be-too-dangerous-to-unleash/

The technology Akbari is designing is something called a gene drive. Think of it as a way to supercharge evolution, forcing a genetic modification to spread …

Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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7/6/2018 11:01:26 AM -
I have also put a note from ETC about gene drives and their opposition to the technology below the Reuters article. Unfortunately, the ETC note does not describe the technology; it is concerned more with the agencies funding it. 
Reuters …
Found: 'mosquitoes' and inferring: 'mosquito'
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