Like an ice-cream truck—one that distributes genetically-modified, disease-fighting insects instead of sweet treats.
The local community voted against the experiment, but the government has decided to move forward somewhere else.
An island in the Florida Keys makes the perfect testing ground for Oxitec's bugs.
Wound-munching bugs could be the future of medicine
Brazil’s government has declared “war” on the Aedes aegypti mosquito but conditions have changed since the country eliminated the insect in 1958, when it was spreading yellow fever.
"They’re aggressive because they’re desperate."