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EPA Regulations Won’t Cause Problems for Huntsville’s Mosquito Control

May 15th, 2012

EPA Regulations Won’t Cause Problems for Huntsville’s Mosquito Control HUNTSVILLE, AL – State and federal agencies have changed the regulations for mosquito control, but Huntsville officials don’t expect them to bug you this summer. The new regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management require a lot more documentation…

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Military Medicine’s Long War Against Malaria

September 2nd, 2011

Military Medicine’s Long War Against Malaria by Richard Knox Walter Reed researchers race to develop what many had thought impossible: an effective vaccine. http://www.npr.org/2011/09/01/139641878/at-walter-reed-military-medicine-fights-malaria

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Mutant mosquitoes: Malaysia release of genetically modified insects sparks fears of uncontrollable new species

January 31st, 2011

Malaysia has released 6,000 genetically modified mosquitoes into a forest in the first experiment of its kind in Asia aimed at curbing dengue fever. The field test is meant to pave the way for the official use of genetically engineered Aedes aegypti male mosquitoes to mate with females and produce offspring with shorter lives, thus…

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The Buzz on West Nile

July 15th, 2010

You may have heard people talking or seen news reports about West Nile, a virus that is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. In areas where the West Nile Virus has been found, very few mosquitoes have it. It’s true that the virus can cause an infection in the brain, but the chances…

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