News tagged with mosquitoes

Video: Engineering a new mosquito

Scientists have long been looking for ways to reduce or get rid of insect-borne diseases, and NC State University's Sophia Webster is taking a new approach that involves genetically engineering the mosquitoes.

dateNov 15, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Australians waiting for the Tiger mosquito

A swarm of mosquitoes is an accident waiting to happen. But perhaps the bigger issue facing Australia isn't so much whether the mosquitoes here are swarming, but rather whether a certain "tiger" mosquito lurking just to the ...

dateOct 31, 2016 in Ecology
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