Florida mosquitoes: 750 million genetically modified insects to be released

The aim is to reduce insect-borne diseases but environmental groups warn of unforeseen consequences.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 20, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: florida mosquitos

Malaria 'completely stopped' by microbe

Scientists say the microbe - found in the wild near Lake Victoria - has enormous potential.

By James Gallagher • bbcnews
May 4, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: malaria infection medical-research mosquitos

Dubstep artist Skrillex could protect against mosquito bites

Scientists found the song Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites led to mosquitoes attacking hosts less often.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 1, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: music mosquitos

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