Target Malaria begins a first experiment on the release of sterile mosquitoes in Africa

post by edoarad · 2019-07-05T04:58:44.912Z · score: 8 (5 votes) · EA · GW · 2 comments

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Target Malaria is a not-for-profit research consortium that aims to develop and share new, cost-effective and sustainable genetic technologies to modify mosquitoes and reduce malaria transmission. They are funded by the Gates Foundation and by Open Phil.


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comment by aarongertler · 2019-07-08T23:08:49.102Z · score: 4 (2 votes) · EA · GW

Thanks for posting the article!

It may be a relatively non-controversial piece of simple "good news", but it's still really valuable to have on the Forum; it can be really time-consuming to aggregate EA news (I compile the EA Newsletter, so this is often annoying to me), and the more the Forum becomes a good "default place to see what's new", the more useful it will be.

comment by edoarad · 2019-07-05T05:01:18.451Z · score: 2 (2 votes) · EA · GW

Thanks Vox's Future Perfect newsletter for curating this :)