20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California

Verily, an independent subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, has just launched its Debug Fresno project, which will see the release of 20 million sterile male mosquitoes across two neighborhoods in Fresno Country, California. This will be the largest mosquito field study ever conducted in the US with an aim of curbing the population of the disease-carrying insect... Continue Reading 20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California Category: Environment Tags: Insect Mosquito Zika Related Articles: Secrets of mosquito flight captured on high-speed cameras Packable device keeps mosquitoes away in the boonies ZappLight bulb turns ordinary lamps into bug-killers Low-cost smartphone device seeks out Zika Catching the sun, to catch mosquitos

20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California

Verily, an independent subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, has just launched its Debug Fresno project, which will see the release of 20 million sterile male mosquitoes across ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Gizmag

Verily Has Built a Robot to Release 20 Million Sterile Mosquitoes in California

The company, an arm of Alphabet, is using mosquitoes infected with a sterilizing bacteria to test whether they can stop dengue and Zika.

Fri 14 Jul 17 from MIT Technology Review

Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million Mosquitoes in Fresno County

This summer, scientists in California are releasing 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to shrink the population of mosquitoes that can carry diseases. It sounds counterintuitive. But the plan ...

Sun 23 Jul 17 from KQED Science

Scientists want to reduce mosquito population. By releasing 20 million mosquitoes

It seems counterintuitive, but it can work.

Fri 21 Jul 17 from ZME Science

Google Fights Bad Bugs With Good Bugs in Calif.

Bad bugs, bad bugs, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you? Mosquitoes are among the deadliest animals on Earth; the Aedes aegypti species carries diseases like dengue, Zika, ...

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Geek.com

Google’s life sciences unit is releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno

 Verily, the life science’s arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has hatched a plan to release about 20 million lab-made, bacteria-infected mosquitos upon Fresno, California ...

Fri 14 Jul 17 from TechCrunch

Verily's answer to Fresno's mosquito woes is 20 million more

Last year, executives of Alphabet's life science arm, Verily, discussed a project aimed at controlling invasive mosquito populations, the results of which are now going into effect. ...

Fri 14 Jul 17 from Engadget

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