EPA approves bacteria-infected insects to kill mosquitoes

Daily News Article - November 9, 2017


1. Define the following as used in the article:

genetic engineering
genetically modified

2. When/how did the Asian tiger mosquito most likely first appear in the U.S.?

3. What is the goal of the biotech company MosquitoMate?

4. How will MosquitoMate accomplish this goal? Be specific.

5. When and where will MosquitoMate conduct its release?

6. What challenge does the company face in rolling out on a large scale?

7. What is your reaction to this solution that addresses the problem of deadly virus carrying mosquitoes?