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Mosquitoes are eating plastic. Why that's a big problem.

Added: 19.09.2018 15:05 | 13 views | 0 comments

A Biology Letters study found that when a mosquito larvae eats microplastic, that plastic can remain in the insect's body into adulthood.

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Mosquitoes are eating plastic, moving pollution up the food chain, researchers say

Added: 19.09.2018 13:53 | 16 views | 0 comments

A Biology Letters study found that when a mosquito larvae eats microplastic, that plastic can remain in the insect's body into adulthood.

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Mosquitoes are eating plastic and spreading it to new food chains

Added: 19.09.2018 0:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Aquatic mosquito larvae eat plastic in the water and retain it when they become flies – meaning the plastic ends up in the birds that eat mosquitoes

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Google's sister company fights mosquitoes with AI

Added: 18.09.2018 14:44 | 12 views | 0 comments

A new sex-sorting technology will use sterile mosquitoes to stop the pests from breeding.

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Drugs that stop mosquitoes catching malaria could help eradicate the disease

Added: 18.09.2018 13:20 | 13 views | 0 comments

Researchers have identified compounds that could prevent malaria parasites from being able to infect mosquitoes, halting the spread of disease.

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Modified mosquitoes wipe out whole city’s dengue for the first time

Added: 16.09.2018 18:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Anti-dengue mosquitoes have eliminated the virus from Townsville, Australia - the first successful large-scale use of modified mosquitoes to wipe out disease

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Unique protein is a vulnerability in the malaria parasite

Added: 16.09.2018 18:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

The malaria parasite is highly dependent on a unique protein for infecting new mosquitoes. This protein could be a target for the development of new drugs.

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