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Tuesday, 24 November 2015
U.S. researchers create malaria-blocking mosquitoes
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- U.S. researchers said Monday they have created a strain of mosquitoes that carries a malaria-blocking gene in the laboratory, a major advance that may help ultimately eliminate the insects' ability to transmit the disease to humans. Using a gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9, researchers from the University of California inserted the anti-malarial...
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