Episode 3: What are the Genetic Modifications in the Florida Mosquitos?
Information on the genetically modified mosquitoes the residence of the Florida Keys voted to release. Including what modifications were done, how the modifications will control the mosquito population, and some of the scientific investigation on the effectiveness of the lethal gene.
Another video, this one was produced by Oxitec to demonstrate how they rear millions of mosquitoes and separate the males from the females.
The background on the vote in the Florida Keys.
The Third World Network wrote a piece on GM mosquitoes "Genetically Modified Mosquitoes: ongoing Concerns”
The US Food and Drug Administration's environmental assessment can be read here.
More information about the Screw Worm eradication in North Africa.
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