Africa: GM Bacteria ‘Could Eliminate’ Sleeping Sickness
September 29, 2013 Editor 0
[SciDev.Net]Releasing tsetse flies that carry genetically modified bacteria resistant to the parasite that causes sleeping sickness could eliminate the disease in Africa under certain conditions, a modelling study has shown.
Go to Source
- A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs
- Makers and education, part one: how are disruptive technologies affecting the way we educate?
- The next industrial revolution
- Feeding Africa: Why Biotechnology Sceptics are Wrong to Dismiss GM
- SA research project launched into using fuel cells for commercial airliners
- Technology that gets under your skin
Subscribe to our stories
- The Strategic Role of Design in Driving Digital Innovation June 10, 2021
- Correction to: Hybrid mosquitoes? Evidence from rural Tanzania on how local communities conceptualize and respond to modified mosquitoes as a tool for malaria control June 10, 2021
- BRIEF FOCUS: Optimal spacing for groundnuts in smallholder farming systems June 9, 2021
- COVID-19 pandemic: impacts on the achievements of Sustainable Development Goals in Africa June 9, 2021
- Explicit knowledge networks and their relationship with productivity in SMEs May 30, 2021