Redesigning life on Earth


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Bill and Melinda Gates are messing with nature. But they’re doing it to save the world. This week, their foundation gave away millions to make malaria-carrying mosquitoes extinct before long. On the way, they’ll have to tweak some DNA. Vox’s Joss Fong explains.


Check out the Vox Video on the ethical debate over using genetically modified mosquitoes:

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