To Shrink Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million Mosquitoes http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-wa... "This summer, scientists in California are releasing 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to shrink the population of mosquitoes that can carry diseases. It sounds counterintuitive. But the plan is to release millions of sterile male mosquitoes, which will then mate with wild female mosquitoes. The eggs the females lay won't hatch, researchers say."
A Fast, Cheap, and Reliable Test for Mosquito-Born Diseases May Be on the Way https://www.seeker.com/a-fast-cheap-a... "Researchers at Livermore, California's Sandia National Laboratories have created a process that could allow health workers to quickly diagnose the mosquito-born viruses Zika, dengue, and chikungunya - with a smartphone."
An Army of Modified Mosquitoes Is Set to Fight Zika https://www.seeker.com/an-army-of-mod... "Parts of Brazil and Colombia will soon become home base for a veritable army of millions of mosquitoes that have been modified to fight the Zika virus as well as other diseases such as dengue fever and cikungunya." ____________________
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