Photo Gallery: Self-Destructive Mosquitoes
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Photo Gallery: Self-Destructive Mosquitoes

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Genetically Modified Pests The Controversial Release of Suicide Mosquitoes

A British biotech lab has released huge numbers of genetically modified mosquitoes in an effort to combat dengue fever. But locals, some say, were not adequately informed of the experiment -- and now a debate has erupted over the potential dangers to humans.
Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt