‘Anti-malarial mosquitoes’ created using controversial genetic technology

Scientists aim to tackle malaria by creating bugs unable to spread the parasite, but caution recommended over unpredictable ecological consequences Hundreds of genetically modified mosquitoes that are incapable of spreading the malaria parasite to humen have been created in a laboratory as part of a revolutionary approach to combating the disease. The move marks a…

There’s Absolutely No Evidence That Pesticides Are To Blame For The Rise In Microcephaly

A group the coming week has announcedthat the thousands of cases of microcephaly reported this yeararent down to the Zika virus, but are instead due to pesticides. The report, compiled by an Argentinian organisation calledPhysicians in the Crop-Sprayed Villages, highlights the fact that some areas hit hard by the epidemic have not reported any cases…