Showing posts with label Biotech. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Biotech. Show all posts

30 May 2015

A Gene Turns Female to Male Mosquito Decreases Disease

Did you know that only female mosquitoes feed on human blood thus transmitting diseases? In fact, the female of these species is more deadly than its male.

That's certainly true, well, according to ScienceMag report, for Aedes aegypti, a.k.a Yellow Fever Mosquito.

If only female mosquito transmits particular disease, then what if scientists can turn all women into male mosquitoes? Probably, quite an excellent news indeed.

13 November 2014