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First Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released in U.S. Are Hatching Now – Scientific American

First Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released in U.S. Are Hatching Now As Aedes aegypti mosquitoes increase their range because of warming climate, genetic manipulation of the disease-carrying species could gain wider appeal By Donavyn Coffey on May 14, 2021 First Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released in U.S. Are Hatching Now This week, mosquito eggs placed in the […]

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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

…Five things to know about the bug: FIRST IN AFRICA Aedes aegypti is a small, dark, hot weather mosquito with white markings and banded legs. Scientists believe the species originated in Africa, but came to the Americas on slave ships. It’s continued to spread through shipping and airplanes. Now it’s found through much of the […]