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B-DET in Action

Sri Lanka Red Cross Gampaha Branch has started B-DET (Branch Dengue Eradication Team) activities with completing 48 School Cleanup Campaigns with giving the benefits to 51,710 school children, and completed 24 Community Cleanup campaigns covering 6,000 houses with giving the benefits to 27,977 family members in Gampah a District.

B-DET

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There’s a New Way to Wipe Out Mosquitoes in the U.S.

Mosquitoes are some of the deadliest creatures in the world, carrying diseases like Zika, dengue and chikungunya. In response, the U.S. government has given the green light to a unique strategy for ridding people’s yards of the disease-bearing pests. 395 kata lagi

Researchers try to edit mosquitoes to oblivion

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed transgenic mosquitoes that stably express the Cas9 enzyme in their germline. The addition of Cas9 will enable the use of the CRISPR gene editing tool to make efficient, targeted changes to the mosquitoes’ DNA. 455 kata lagi

Everyday Science

The Mosquitoes of November

Don’t say you weren’t warned!

Isn’t it nice to know that somewhere close to you it’s still summer?

Nature Photography

The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

(Source: qz.com)

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of the United States. 356 kata lagi

Lifestyle

Sterile Mosquitos are being released to combat mosquito carried viruses

The headine of this story about an EPA plan to release infected mosquitos carrying  a bacteria called Wolbachia pipientis to reduce mosquito populations sounds like the beginning of a sci-fi book or movie. 226 kata lagi

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