Archive for March 22nd, 2007

source: allAfrica.com
This Day (Lagos)
March 20, 2007

Gboyega Akinsanmi
Lagos

A team of transgenic mosquito researchers at the Malaria Research Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA, have developed resistant mosquitoes to combat the malaria parasite.

This development was revealed in an article published in the journalproceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, stating that resistantmosquitoes capable of combating malaria parasite have been developed.
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Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, one of the researchers said his team createdgenetically engineered mosquitoes that were more hardy than so-calledwild-type mosquitoes that carry the parasite around.

He said the investigators had put the blood sucking insects to test [continue reading]