Millions Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Been Approved For Release In Texas

We’ve all heard of genetically modified foods, but mosquitoes? Next year, millions of mosquitoes whose genes have been altered to prevent transmission of illnesses like dengue fever and Zika virus will be released in Houston and the Florida Keys. Here’s what you need to know:

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How do you feel about this experiment? Let us know your thoughts, and check out our previous article for another bug you might see around the Lone Star State: Record Numbers Of Kissing Bugs Have Been Spotted Throughout Texas And Here’s What You Need To Know.

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