U.S. EPA To Review Oxitec’s Genetically Modified Mosquito As Pesticide

WIRED: When is a mosquito not an insect? When it’s a pesticide “It took a decade for British biotech firm Oxitec to program a self-destruct switch into mosquitoes. Perfecting that genetic technology, timed to kill the insects before they could spread diseases like Zika and dengue fever, was supposed to be the hard part. But…More

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U.S. EPA To Review Oxitec’s Genetically Modified Mosquito As Pesticide