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Traps, lamps, poison and fire
Vaccinating mosquitoes can ward off malaria.
It's too soon to release them into the wild, however...
Malaria kills an estimated 1 million people every year. Should scientists and policy makers attempt to genetically engineer the eradication of its prime carrier, the mosquito?
The new bug is the first with complete resistance to the parasite -- and it passes that gene on to its children
Giant webs give the landscape an eerie feel
Raindrops are to mosquitoes what falling VW Beetles would be to humans. Yet incredibly--maddeningly--mosquitoes survive rainstorms all the time. How?
Researchers hope to find a microbial route to lower mosquito populations
Sprayers plan attacks from the ground and sky.
It might be a pretty important question.
How do we defeat the world's deadliest creature?
Genetically engineered mosquitoes could even spread genes to other insects