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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Descend On Florida – Freethink

Oxitec recently released genetically modified mosquitoes on three of the Florida Keys. The idea is that they will curb the spread of diseases by decreasing populations…

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If you thought the Florida Keys already had a mosquito problem, think again. Tens of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes have recently been intentionally released throughout the region, and they are plans to release more but they won’t bite (seriously).
The swarm aims to reduce the pesky mosquito problem, as well as preventing the spread of Zika in the U.S. 
The problem: Mosquitoes are more than just buzzing nuisances. They carry diseases that can be very serious, like dengue, Zika, and…

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