Researchers GM fungus to kill malaria spreading mosquitoes.

Researchers GM fungus to kill malaria spreading mosquitoes.

Researchers from the US and Burkina Faso have genetically-modified a fungus to infect mosquitoes which carry malaria with a poison from an Australian spider. They set up a fake village complete with huts, plants and water sources surrounded by netting to prevent escape. The ’village’ with the spores saw population collapse within two generations.

Stefan Bißle
Stefan Bißle
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