Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Could Soon Be Unleashed in the U.S.

The EPA has given permission to test a controversial pest control method — using engineered mosquitoes to reduce the population of wild ones

Drew Costley
OneZero

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A close up photo illustration of two mosquitoes.
Photo illustration, source: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images

Genetically engineered mosquitoes could be released in the United States later this year, after the Environmental…

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Drew Costley
OneZero

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.