https://www.geneconvenevi.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/TED-Ed-2.png 300 300 David Obrochta /wp-content/uploads/2019/10/GC-color-logo-for-header-3277-x-827-1030x260.png David Obrochta2023-01-30 09:59:152023-02-01 10:18:50Ethical dilemma: Should we get rid of mosquitoes?
Ethical dilemma: Should we get rid of mosquitoes?
Mosquitoes are responsible for more human deaths every year than any other animal, but very few of the 3,500 mosquito species actually transmit deadly diseases to humans. Scientists have been conducting experiments using engineered technologies called gene drives that could theoretically get rid of the most lethal mosquitoes. So, should we eradicate these pesky insects? Talya Hackett investigates.
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