GM Mosquitos To Be Released In U.S.

What could possibly go wrong -- undoubtedly the "usual psychopaths" behind the plan have assessed all probable "challenges" that could arise -- and they have only our best interests "at heart" -- if only they had one....

"[FONT=Arial]Last Thursday, a town hall meeting at Harvey Government Center in Key West [/FONT]drew a large crowd[FONT=Arial]that erupted in opposition to a proposal to release genetically modified mosquitoes this coming Spring. It's a proposal from a seemingly strange choice - the United Kingdom.[/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]British company [/FONT]Oxitec[FONT=Arial] is petitioning the U.S. Government for permission to release male GE[/FONT]Aedes aegypti[FONT=Arial] mosquitoes that contain a gene whereby they die unless receiving an antidote in the form of antibiotic tetracycline. The males released will live long enough to mate, but the offspring will die before maturation. The proposal that is now gaining ground has been in preparation for three years, with significant involvement by [/FONT]Wellcome Trust[FONT=Arial]. In 2012, the plan to go through was thwarted when a resolution didn't pass.[/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]Of course the company insists that the technology is totally safe."[/FONT] ... .html#more

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