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Maxx
04-21-2011, 03:59 PM
Mosquitos that don't harbor malarial parasites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13128327

PorterStarrByrd
04-21-2011, 04:14 PM
Interesting info


Now .. if they could just eliminate the mosquitos permantly ...
I'm lucky enough to live where malaria does not but I still hate the itching ...

Or maybe somebody knows why it is a good idea to have them not on the endangered list ...

Pthom
04-21-2011, 10:49 PM
Mosquitoes are fish and bird food. :D

Stoneghost
04-22-2011, 03:59 PM
Mosquitoes are fish and bird food. :D

What if you don't eat fish?

veinglory
04-22-2011, 06:51 PM
I think driving any species to extinction is best avoided if their is a way to do it.

Maxx
04-22-2011, 07:00 PM
I think driving any species to extinction is best avoided if their is a way to do it.

The engineering just makes it harder for the parasite to do well in the mosquito.