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Boston Globe
How releasing more mosquitoes might actually curb the population of the irritating insectsare released in an area where officials want to reduce populations, according t
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
are released in an area where officials want to reduce populations, according to EPA officials as well as scientists at MosquitoMate Inc., the company that developed the method. When the male mosquitoes then seek out their female counterparts... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Bacteria-infected insects approved to battle mosquitoesfemale mosquitoes containing dangerous viruses and diseases. The Environmental
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
female mosquitoes containing dangerous viruses and diseases. The Environmental Protection Agency approved the proposal of MosquitoMate's ZAP Males -- a new biopesticide that reduces local populations of Asian Tiger mosquitoes. The ZAP Males are... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
These lab-grown mosquitoes kill off other mosquitoes. And now they're legal in the USand homeowners in 20 states and Washington, D.C. will be able to release the Za
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 10 days ago
and homeowners in 20 states and Washington, D.C. will be able to release the Zap Males on their property purchased from MosquitoMate, the Kentucky-based company behind them. “It’s a non-chemical way of dealing with mosquitoes, so from that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
EPA Just Approved The Release Of 'Weaponized' Mosquitoes In 20 US StatesThe US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just cleared MosquitoMate, Inc
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just cleared MosquitoMate, Inc., a Lexington, KY based biotechnology company, focused on mosquito control deficiencies, invasive mosquito species, and important vectors of human diseases, to release... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About The EPA’s Approval of Weaponized Mosquitoeslevel of the virus. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File) Weaponized mosquitoes? Yes,
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
level of the virus. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File) Weaponized mosquitoes? Yes, you read right. The EPA has just approved MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of... Read more
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Mashable
Armed mosquitoes to battle invasive, disease-carrying mosquitoes in the U.S.What's This?To combat the daytime biting Asian tiger mosquito, MosquitoMate wil
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
What's This?To combat the daytime biting Asian tiger mosquito, MosquitoMate will unleash its lab-bred male mosquitos to mate with females and hinder their ability to reproduce. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleared the mosquito control... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
These bacteria-infected mosquitoes are killers. Letting millions loose will save lives, scientists sayjust might work — and it could be coming to a state near you. Earlier this wee
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
just might work — and it could be coming to a state near you. Earlier this week, Kentucky-based biotechnology startup MosquitoMate got the go-ahead from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to release hordes of lab-grown mosquitos that... Read more
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The News & Observer
These bacteria-infected mosquitoes are killers. Letting millions loose will save lives, scientists sayjust might work — and it could be coming to a state near you. Earlier this wee
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
just might work — and it could be coming to a state near you. Earlier this week, Kentucky-based biotechnology startup MosquitoMate got the go-ahead from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to release hordes of lab-grown mosquitos that... Read more
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CBS News
EPA approves bacteria-infected insects to kill mosquitoesto kill them off? On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approve
CBS News / Posted 12 days ago
to kill them off? On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a new approach from the biotech company MosquitoMate. The goal is to destroy populations of wild mosquitoes that could be carrying nasty viruses, according to a... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Killer lab grown insects may come to NY, NJ to target mosquitoesdesigned to target disease-carrying mosquito populations may come to New York a
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 12 days ago
designed to target disease-carrying mosquito populations may come to New York and New Jersey. Biotechnology start-up MosquitoMate received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency to release the the insects in 20 states. The company... Read more
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New York Post
US approves lab-grown insects to kill mosquitoeswhose mission is to target wild, disease carrying mosquito populations, the jou
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
whose mission is to target wild, disease carrying mosquito populations, the journal Nature reported. Kentucky-based MosquitoMate will infect the males, which don’t bite people, with Wolbachia pipientis bacterium — which doesn’t affects... Read more
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International Business Times
Bio-engineered mosquitoes can stop spread of dengue, zika and yellow fever such as yellow fever, dengue and the zika virus will soon be fought in the Unit
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
such as yellow fever, dengue and the zika virus will soon be fought in the United States... by mosquitoes. Startup MosquitoMate plans to bio-engineer mosquitoes and release them across 20 states in the US The bugs will carry a form of... Read more
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CNET
Lab-grown insects to be released to kill off mosquitoesdiseased insects by releasing assassin versions of mosquitoes to kill them off?
CNET / Posted 12 days ago
diseased insects by releasing assassin versions of mosquitoes to kill them off? Instead of relying on genetic engineering, MosquitoMate infects lab-grown mosquitoes with the common bacterium Wolbachia pipientis, which affects mosquitoes but not... Read more
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The Scientist
Wolbachia-Laced Mosquitoes to Be Released for Population Controla vector for Zika virus—which began to spread in the U.S. last year—as well as
The Scientist / Posted 13 days ago
a vector for Zika virus—which began to spread in the U.S. last year—as well as dengue and yellow fever. The startup MosquitoMate has designed “killer” tiger mosquitoes by infecting males with the bacterium Wolbachia pipientis. When these... Read more

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