Genetically modified mosquitoes: Why some Floridians fear this solution

January 28, 2015 8:20 PM

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Genetically modified mosquitoes: Why some Floridians fear this solution

A British company plans to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Key West, Fla., to combat the spread of tropical disease. But public fears of unintended consequences may halt this field test. 

Some entomologists say that Hollywood, parachuting cats, and crushed eggs may be to blame for the no confidence vote some Floridians are giving the plan for a British company to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes into neighborhoods in the Florida Keys.

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