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Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease

TED presents Hadyn Parry who describes the conundrum: In a single year, there are 200-300 million cases of malaria and 50-100 million cases of dengue fever worldwide. So: Why haven’t we found a way to effectively kill mosquito’s yet? Hadyn Parry presents a fascinating solution: genetically engineering male mosquito’s to make them sterile, and releasing the insects into the wild, to cut down on disease-carrying species.

Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease
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