Can we breed Malaria-proof Mosquitoes?

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Can we breed Malaria-proof Mosquitoes?
« on: 20/07/2010 17:43:03 »
This week, scientists at the University of Arizona have announced that they have managed to engineer malaria-proof mosquitoes in the lab, offering hope of a future method of malaria control.

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Can we breed Malaria-proof Mosquitoes?
« Reply #1 on: 21/07/2010 23:33:48 »
Are those the moscs where the males kill each other, hence the species cannot reproduce.
I remember learning about those when i was at school... in geography... random!