Published on Jan 3, 2013
Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitoes to fight disease
In a single year, there are 200-300 million cases of malaria and 50-100 million cases of dengue fever worldwide.
So: Why haven't we found a way to effectively kill mosquitoes yet?
Hadyn Parry presents a fascinating solution: genetically engineering male mosquitoes to make them sterile, and releasing the insects into the wild, to cut down on disease-carrying species.
Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease - YouTube