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Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria

SOUROUKOUDINGA, Burkina Faso (Reuters) – Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes. Their experiment is the first outside the lab to release genetically altered mosquitoes in the hope of reducing their ability to… Read More »