malaria Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Crash Species That Spreads Malaria By Rob Stein • Sep 24, 2018 For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that a controversial new kind of genetic engineering can rapidly spread a self-destructive genetic modification through a complex species. The Biting Truth About Mosquitoes By Kaleigh Wright • Jul 25, 2018 Mosquito populations on the East Coast are 2 to 3 times larger than normal, according to an estimate by The National Pest Management Association. What If A Drug Could Make Your Blood Deadly To Mosquitoes? By editor • Mar 29, 2018 Imagine this: A pesky mosquito sips some of your blood. Hours later, the blood-sucker drops dead, poisoned by the very blood it just slurped down.