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New strategies against mosquitoes and other pests

South America is fighting a battle against tiger mosquitoes that transmit yellow fever, dengue fever and the Zika virus. In Central Europe, wine and fruit growers fear another year of massive crop failures due to a type of ...

dateAug 01, 2016 in Other
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Can CRISPR help edit out female mosquitos?

The recent discovery of the first male-determining factor in mosquitoes, combined with the gene-editing capabilities of the CRISPR-Cas9 system, could be used to bias mosquito populations from deadly, blood-sucking females ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Biotechnology
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James Cook University researchers have found sex sells when it comes to luring male mosquitoes.

dateJan 07, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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