Watch Genetically Modified Zika-Fighting Mosquitoes Released From a Van
Like an ice-cream truck—one that distributes genetically-modified, disease-fighting insects instead of sweet treats.
Florida Needs a New Place to Release Genetically-Modified Anti-Zika Mosquitoes
The local community voted against the experiment, but the government has decided to move forward somewhere else.
Zika-Fighting, Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Are Coming to Florida
An island in the Florida Keys makes the perfect testing ground for Oxitec's bugs.
A Scientist Has a Solution to Antibiotic Resistance—Genetically Modified Maggots
Wound-munching bugs could be the future of medicine
The Mosquito That Started Today's Zika Outbreak in Brazil Was Killed Off 50 Years Ago
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.
Donna Bowater and Fernanda Turino
Why Giant Mosquitoes Are Suddenly Swarming Greenland
"They’re aggressive because they’re desperate."