Fighting Malaria: Good. Using GM Mosquitoes: Iffy | GenomeWeb

An advance from scientists at Johns Hopkins has led to genetically modified mosquitoes that are resistant to malaria. The premise, of course, is to eliminate the leading vector in the spread of this disease.

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