GMO Mosquitos ….Really?

By  | June 6, 2018 | Filed under: Interesting Facts, News

Scientists in Florida are experimenting on genetically modified mosquitos.  Their plans are to release them into the wild.

The males will still mate with the females, but the hatchlings die before adulthood due to the presence of new genes.

Experiments already conducted in Malaysia, Brazil and the Cayman Islands have found that releasing bioengineered male mosquitoes can reduce the A. Aegypti population by 90 percent.

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