“Gates Says Altered Mosquito Is Next Weapon to Fight Malaria”

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-16/gates-says-altered-mosquitoes-are-next-weapon-in-malaria-fight

Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says.

In recent years, biologists armed with a new gene-editing technology have proposed altering mosquitoes so they’re more resistant to diseases like malaria and dengue. Using a mechanism known as a “gene drive,” the researchers say they can quickly push an alteration through an entire species.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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