Wired, Illustrated experiment: modifying mosquitoes to save millions of lives, March 2017

Posted 10th May 2017

Malaria, a disease transmitted by a type of mosquito called Anopheles, kills 500,000 people every year, most of them in Africa. But Andrea Crisanti, professor of molecular parasitology at London’s Imperial College, has a plan to eradicate it in many countries.