Google’s life sciences unit released 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno. The goal is that these lab-made mosquitoes infected the mosquitoes capable of carrying the Zika virus with a certain bacteria when they mate. John Marshall of Fresno has a feeling – literally – that the claim these bugs don’t bite is questionable.
Google’s life sciences unit released 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno. The goal is that these lab-made mosquitoes infected the mosquitoes capable of carrying the Zika virus with a certain bacteria when they mate. John Marshall of Fresno has a feeling – literally – that the claim these bugs don’t bite is questionable. Courtesy Department of Foreign Affaris/Flickr
Google’s life sciences unit released 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno. The goal is that these lab-made mosquitoes infected the mosquitoes capable of carrying the Zika virus with a certain bacteria when they mate. John Marshall of Fresno has a feeling – literally – that the claim these bugs don’t bite is questionable. Courtesy Department of Foreign Affaris/Flickr

Fresno’s million-mosquito deal raises questions

September 25, 2017 12:47 PM