Research on mosquito to treat malaria

British scientists say they have found a way to stop the spread of malaria in a unique way, namely by creating mosquitoes that have no sperm. Researchers at London’s Imperial College said, they found that the female mosquito mating with a male mosquitoes whose genes have been changed, which does not remove sperm produce infertile eggs that do not produce offspring.

Mosquito
Mosquito

The scientists said the female mosquitoes mate only once in their lives and can not distinguish between males who can not produce sperm and the male that produces sperm. They say the gene has been modified mosquitoes could be the key to stopping malaria. Malaria is a disease that is quite vicious, which is spread through mosquitoes. The disease is estimated to kill 800 thousand people a year worldwide, mainly in Africa.

3 thoughts on “Research on mosquito to treat malaria

  • at
    Permalink

    hm… i am sorry for being a tad boring but i think your website would look a little better plus a little more easy on the eyes if it got a bit more of a green feel to it, however that’s only me. wonderful article anyway! 😉 Best regards, Cirillo

    Reply
    • at
      Permalink

      Do you have to take malaria pills since you are livng in thailand? If we move to India we’ll have to take them.no malaria pills for us. chiang mai is considered malaria free. but much of thailand is not safe so if we venture out we do have to take them.

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *