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

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20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes are getting released into a California city by a division of Google's parent companyVerily, the life sciences branch of Alphabet (Google's parent company), 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...
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News video: Millions of bacteria-infected mosquitoes to be released in Fresno to tackle Zika-carrying mosquitoes

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The life sciences arm of Google's parent company Alphabet plans to release 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno, California, in the hope of wiping out aedes aegypti mosquitoes potentially carrying the Zika virus.

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