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Malaria is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. The disease, which is carried by mosquitos, has been killing people and animals for centuries. Scientists have used various methods to try to stop malaria, including bed nets, pills and vaccines, but none have completely destroyed the disease. Recently, a group of scientists tried a new tactic. They adjusted DNA of mosquitos to make them resistant to malaria. They hope to release the “mutant” mosquitos and have them mate them with wild mosquitos. If the technique works, the scientists believe they could make an entire population of mosquitos that are resistant to malaria in a single summer.

Read more about malaria resistant mosquitos.

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