Landmark Australian trial wipes out 80 per cent of disease-spreading mosquitoes

An impressive Australian trial that released millions of sterilized male mosquitoes in Queensland has resulted in a more than 80 percent drop in the population of this disease-spreading insect. The international collaboration involved scientists from Australia's James Cook University (JCU) and the CSIRO, working with a new mosquito-rearing technology developed by Verily, an independent subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet... Continue Reading Landmark Australian trial wipes out 80 per cent of disease-spreading mosquitoes Category: Environment Tags: Australia CSIRO Insect Mosquito Related Articles: 20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California Mosquitos inspire pain-free micro-needle Secrets of mosquito flight captured on high-speed cameras A faster, cheaper method of detecting Zika in mos

Landmark Australian trial wipes out 80 per cent of disease-spreading mosquitoes

An impressive Australian trial that released millions of sterilized male mosquitoes in Queensland has resulted in a more than 80 percent drop in the population of this disease-spreading ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Gizmag

Sterilised mosquito trial slashes dengue-spreading population

More than 80 percent of a dengue fever-spreading mosquito has been wiped out in an Australian town during a landmark trial scientists said Tuesday offered hope for combating the dangerous pest ...

Tue 10 Jul 18 from Medical Xpress

More than 80% of killer mosquitoes are WIPED OUT in Australian trial

Australian researchers purposely bred around 20 million non-biting male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes for the experiment. The killer insects were infected with Wolbachia bacteria, which renders ...

Tue 10 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Novel trial wipes out 80% of harmful mosquitoes

Insects were infected with bacteria to render them sterile

Tue 10 Jul 18 from The Hindu

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