FDA approves genetically modified mosquitos to fight Zika
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With confirmation that Zika-carrying mosquitos have finally spread to the US, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a controversial new experiment. Genetically engineered mosquitos will be released in Key West, Florida in an attempt to control the spread of the virus. The engineered male mosquitos contain a gene that causes any offspring to die before the bugs can transmit the disease to humans. The altered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were created...