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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast


Infecting Mosquitoes Before They Infect Us

January 2nd, 2009

Episode 40 of 582 episodes

A study in the journal Science shows that infecting disease-carrying mosquitoes with the bacteria Wolbachia could be an effective way to cut their lives--and infectious capacity--short. Cynthia Graber reports

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