Future Of Mosquito Control Efforts

Sept. 9, 2011, 1:02 p.m.


The Washington Post looks at the history and future of disease-carrying mosquitoes, "the most deadly non-human animal on the planet." The newspaper describes several mosquito-control methods, and poses the question, "If scientists could find a way to wipe out all mosquitoes -- recent studies have shown that it may be possible to chemically sterilize males and dupe the females into mating with them -- would that be a good idea?" (Palmer, 8/15).


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