Mosquitoes

11.23.15
'Gene drive' mosquitoes could end malaria once and for all
11.23.15

'Gene drive' mosquitoes could end malaria once and for all

Researchers figure out how to guarantee that genetic resistance to the disease is passed between generations.

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07.06.15
Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil
07.06.15

Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil

The Brazilian city of Piracicaba has a potent new weapon in the ongoing fight against Dengue Fever...

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02.14.10
TED Talks mischief: lasers killing mosquitoes by the hundreds
02.14.10

TED Talks mischief: lasers killing mosquitoes by the hundreds

Malaria is a huge problem worldwide, so it's no surprise to anyone that plenty of people spend lots...

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03.15.09
Scientists shoot down malaria-carrying mosquitoes with frickin' lasers
03.15.09

Scientists shoot down malaria-carrying mosquitoes with frickin' lasers

Seriously, is there anything a laser can't do? A team of mad scientists in Washington have concocte...

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