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Mosquitoes Engineered to Repel Dengue Virus Mosquitoes Engineered to Repel Dengue Virus

An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the dengue virus. The development marks the first engineered approach in mosquitoes that targets the four known types of dengue, improving upon previous designs that addressed single strains.

Mosquitoes Engineered to Repel Dengue Virus

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Mosquitoes Engineered to Repel Dengue Virus
An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the dengue virus. The development marks the first engineered approach in mosquitoes that targets the four known types of dengue, improving upon previous designs that addressed single strains.
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Jumbo Undertaking: Elephant Milk Under the Microscope
On a recent sunny day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a team of specialized zookeepers collected breast milk samples from two female elephants nursing their 1-year-old calves. Unlike the mechanical breast pumps used by human mothers, or the machines employed by dairy cow farmers, the process requires hands-on expertise. It’s something of a mammoth effort: Success depends a lot upon how the elephant mothers, called dams, are feeling that day.
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Can Solar Geoengineering Mitigate both Climate Change and Income Inequality?
New research from the University of California San Diego finds that solar geoengineering—the intentional reflection of sunlight away from the Earth’s surface—may reduce income inequality between countries.
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Experts Come Together to Save 3-year-old Gorilla’s Eyesight at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park and UC San Diego Health experts performed cataract surgery to restore a 3-year-old gorilla’s eyesight.