• 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes are getting released into a California city by a division of Google's parent company

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Verily, the life sciences branch of Alphabet , has started releasing millions of mosquitoes in California .
    The team behind the project - made up of scientists from Verily, biotech company MosquitoMate , and Fresno County's Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District - plans to set a million of the flying insects free each week for 20 weeks.
    The mosquitoes are being released into two neighborhoods in Fresno, California as part of a field study for the Debug Project , an initiative that aims to decimate certain mosquito populations.
    The mosquitoes were raised by a robot that can produce a...
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