FDA Just Found Even More Vials of Diseases in a Forgotten Storage Room

So remember how scientists found unapproved vials of smallpox in a forgotten storage room a few weeks ago? Turns out, they weren't quite finished yet. Now, officials have revealed they've actually uncovered over 300 vials of pathogens including dengue, influenza, and spotted fever. Whoops. » 7/16/14 5:47pm 7/16/14 5:47pm

Mosquitoes Genetically-Engineered to Self Destruct Could Wipe Out…

Scientists have bred mosquitoes in Guatemala that will cause mosquito genocide when they mate with normal mosquitoes. The idea is to thwart disease spread by the insects, in this case dengue fever. » 10/24/11 12:40pm 10/24/11 12:40pm

Can 6,000 Mutant Mosquitoes Kill Off Dengue Fever?

Dengue fever. It causes pain, nausea, and can be deadly. Worst of all, there's no known cure or vaccine. Which is why 6,000 genetically modified mosquitoes are being deployed in Malaysia to kill of dengue at the root. » 1/28/11 1:20pm 1/28/11 1:20pm