20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California

20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California

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Twenty million sterile male mosquitoes are to be released across two neighborhoods in Fresno Country, California

Verily, an independent subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has just launched its Debug Fresno project, which will see the release of 20 million sterile male mosquitoes across two neighborhoods in Fresno Country, California. This will be the largest mosquito field study ever conducted in the US with an aim of curbing the population of the disease-carrying insect.

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via New Atlas http://newatlas.com/

July 17, 2017 at 09:30PM

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