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GE MOSQUITOES? Tell FDA NO!
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, Florida Keys, environment, mosquitoes, health, safety, ecosystems, scientists, experiment, humans )

N.
- 81 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Imagine a company releasing millions of experimental, genetically engineered, biting insects into a populated island environment, (Florida Keys). Sounds like the plot to a new Jurassic Park, doesn't it? unfortunately, this plot is very real. Tell FDA NO!
We're Ready to Help Fight Zika
Science & Tech  (tags: Zika, World Community Grid, Disease, Vaccines, Mosquitoes, science, scientists, study, research, society, safety, computers, humans )

Mari
- 133 days ago - worldcommunitygrid.org
As the Zika outbreak spreads, and World Community Grid volunteers ask if their donated computing power can be used to help find new vaccines or treatments, we are actively searching for Zika researchers who need to conduct computational research.
Zika Virus: A New Threat and a New Kind of Pandemic âEUR" Phenomena: Germination
Science & Tech  (tags: Mosquitoes, disease, interesting )

Doris
- 161 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
National Geographic: A Blog by Maryn McKenna
Why the Arctic's Big Mosquito Problem Is Getting a Lot Worse
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, caribou, climate change, mosquitoes, nature, science, wildlife )

Julie
- 212 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Arctic mosquitoes typically emerge all at once in massive, ferocious swarms. The warming Arctic is causing them to emerge earlier, which could spell disaster for caribou.
Researchers to Tap Mosquitoes' Sense of Smell to Develop Rescue Bot
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, rescue, rescue robot, sense, mosquitoes, smell )

Naoko
- 312 days ago - the-japan-news.com
A group of researchers will start development next month of a rescue robot that can detect human scents at disaster sites where people may be trapped under debris or earth and sand.
A Low-Tech Mosquito Deterrent
Science & Tech  (tags: low tech, environment, news, mosquitoes, climate, humans, health, habitat, interesting, concept )

Carrie
- 1076 days ago - nytimes.com
Over the Fourth of July holiday, my wife and I joined some friends for a barbecue in their backyard. The guests were lively and the space was lovely -- grassy and open but shady and surrounded by lots of shrubs and trees.
Genetically Modified Fungus Could Fight Malaria
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetically modified fungus, malaria, technology, science, malaria parasite, mosquitoes )

Anna
- 1906 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In a cramped London laboratory filled with test tubes, bacteria and mosquitoes, scientists are trying to engineer a new weapon in the battle against malaria: a mutant fungus.For years, Angray Kang at Westminster University and colleagues have been testing
Mutation Fired Outbreak of Deadly Tropical Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA mutation, gene, virus, Chikungunya virus, tropical disease, mosquitoes, humans, infection )

Eduardo
- 3144 days ago - sciencenow.sciencemag.org
A simple change in the genetic sequence of the chikungunya virus may have triggered a massive outbreak of the deadly tropical disease on an island in the Indian Ocean. The mutation made it easier for the virus to reproduce inside the mosquitoes.
   

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