In a high-security lab in Italy, scientists have launched a large-scale experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes with an end goal of potentially eradicating malaria in Africa.
Habitat destruction isn’t just killing wildlife—it’s killing us.
Malaria research needs a steady supply of mosquitoes, and breeding them involves extreme self-sacrifice.
After a May report finding a third of the malaria pills inspected in Asia and Africa were counterfeit, observers piled on pharmaceutical companies in India and China as likely bad guys. But the truth is a little harder to swallow.