Drone-deployed sterile mosquitoes could check spread of insect-borne illnesses – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Drone deployment of sterile mosquitoes could accelerate efforts to control their populations and reduce insect-borne disease, according to a proof of concept experiment by an multi-institutional research team. The improved technique could save thousands of lives. Mosquitoes are a public health hazard around the world, spreading infections like malaria to millions and causing countless…

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