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Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, disease, illness, treatment )

Glenn
- 73 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
In addition to possibly preventing millions of diseases worldwide, the technique could also bring balance to dozens of ecosystems.



   

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Animae C (506)
Thursday July 12, 2018, 6:16 pm
"...scientists in North Queensland reared millions of male Aegypti mosquitos that were infected with a bacteria that would make them sterile. The researchers then released these mosquitos across three towns on Cassowary Coast.
The male mosquitos could not bite or spread disease – but when they mated with wild females, the eggs wouldn’t hatch and the population took a massive dive."

BRILLIANT!!!
 

Sue H (7)
Thursday July 12, 2018, 8:51 pm
I'm impressed.
 

Colleen L (3)
Thursday July 12, 2018, 8:52 pm
Agree with Kathleen about their safety. Thanks Glenn
 

Veronica B (34)
Thursday July 12, 2018, 11:52 pm
Excellent!!Thanks Glenn
 
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