Genetically Modified Mosquitos Released into the Wild Last Year

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    Genetically Modified Mosquitos Released into the Wild Last Year | The Vigilant Citizen
     
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    What could possibly go wrong with this?

    What happens if the alteration creates a bug that morphs more quickly and becomes worse than the natural ones?
     
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    Morphs?
     
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    U.S. closer to testing engineered mosquitoes that could fight Zika
    Fri Aug 5, 2016 - U.S. health regulators have cleared the way for a trial of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida that can reduce mosquito populations, potentially offering a new tool to fight the local spread of Zika and other viruses.

     

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