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Controlling Mosquitoes With Bacteria

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Controlling Mosquitoes With Bacteria

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Controlling Mosquitoes With Bacteria

Controlling Mosquitoes With Bacteria

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Biologists identified bacteria that shorten the lifespan of disease-carrying mosquitoes. Shorter lives mean less time for the mosquitoes to incubate and transmit diseases like dengue and malaria. Biologist Andrew Read of The Pennsylvania State University explains the findings.