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.
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.
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