Tech giant releasing 20 million mosquitoes in Fresno; that’s a good thing, really

SFGate(Bloomberg) — A giant technology company will release up to 20 million bacteria-filled, buzzing mosquitoes this summer in Fresno, California. That’s supposed to be a good thing. The bug campaign, which starts Friday, is part of a plan by Alphabet Inc Technology giant plans mosquito invasion ..

Inside Verily’s plan to fight mosquitoes with 20 million more mosquitoes

The VergeToday, Verily — formerly Google Life Sciences — began releasing bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in Fresno, California. The release marks the launch of Debug Fresno, a field study that aims to rid the central California county of Aedes aegypti Genetically engineered mosquitoes could wipe out Zika, but some in Dallas County oppose local trials ..

Google’s life sciences unit is releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno

TechCrunchVerily, the life sciences arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has hatched a plan to release about 20 million lab-made, bacteria-infected mosquitoes upon Fresno, California — and that’s a good thing! You see, the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti ..

Alphabet’s Life Science Division Verily Is Releasing 20 Million Mosquitoes in California

Inc.comThe plan is to fight certain mosquito populations with bacteria-infected mosquitoes that won’t bite humans. By Kevin Loria. Business Insider. WRITE A COMMENT. This image is hidden. Click to adjust visibility. Add Image . CREDIT: Getty Images. Verily Tech giant releasing 20 million mosquitoes in Fresno; that’s a good thing, really ..

Here’s the real buzz: Google releases 20 million mosquitoes in Fresno

The Mercury NewsIn perhaps its most buzz-worthy project ever, Google has begun releasing 20 million mosquitoes in two neighborhoods in the state’s fifth-largest city, a fledgling effort to solve one of the planet’s most devastating health problems, one mosquito at a time.Tech giant releasing 20 million mosquitoes in Fresno; that’s a good thing, really ..