Public Health

  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.

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