Breakthrough in mosquito engineering could slow malaria

04/21/2011 | BBC

Academics are characterizing as a "major step forward" in the fight against malaria a laboratory experiment that successfully changed the DNA of wild mosquitoes. If scientists ultimately are able to ensure the transfer of a specific gene from genetically-modified mosquitoes to the wild insects, the nearly 1 million deaths attributed to the disease annually could be significantly reduced.

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