Posted on: Saturday, June 1, 2019 Malaria Breakthrough as Lab Fungus Kills 99% of Mosquitoes Homeland Security Today
A team of scientists from the University of Maryland (UMD) and Burkina Faso have conducted the first outside-of-a-laboratory trial of a transgenic method for combating malaria. The method, which kills mosquitoes with a fungus genetically engineered to produce spider toxin, is the latest step forward in UMD work to develop powerful new bioinsecticides and biopesticides through the creation of transgenically altered fungi.
The St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group is an information sharing initiative owned and operated by the St. Louis Fusion Center. Should you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.