Malaria is making a comeback in the United States. Mosquitos might be part of the solution.
The goal is to drastically reduce the population of disease-carrying bloodsuckers.
Gene drives could spread this beneficial trait through wild mosquito populations.
"If my kids lived in Africa, I'd say, 'Go for it as quickly as possible,'" says researcher.
Regulatory precaution, not rising temperatures, is the main driver for the increase in vector-borne disease.
On the other hand, Google's Verily is debugging Fresno.
It's democratic, so what could possibly be wrong with that?
If only there were a technology that could reduce the numbers of these deadly mosquitoes
If the FDA will let them, they could do the same thing here when Zika arrives
Meanwhile FDA bows to anti-biotech activist fears and won't expedite approval of proven technology
Blame any zika-caused microencephaly on Friends of the Earth, the Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, and GMO Free USA
It is not inevitable that there will be a major zika outbreak in the U.S.