HowStuffWorks NOW

Mosquito Factories Fight Zika With GMOsquitos | HowStuffWorks NOW

How do we fight an enemy like Zika virus or Dengue fever? Outside of vaccines, we often turn to mosquito eradication, but scientists around the world strive to evolve this tactic beyond the use of pesticides and water management. Instead, they're changing the mosquito, sometimes at the genetic level.


Most Watched in Stuff

Most Watched in Stuff
3:32

HowStuffWorks NOW: Meet Graham, the Car-proof Man

Most Watched in Stuff
1:56

HowStuffWorks NOW: Squishy Octobot is a Total Softy

Most Watched in Stuff
2:26

HowStuffWorks NOW: 30 Years Later, Chernobyl Wildlife Thrives

Most Watched in Stuff
3:13

HowStuffWorks NOW: Seattle’s Legal Heroin Safe House

Most Watched in Stuff
2:39

HowStuffWorks NOW: The World’s Second Successful Penis Transplant

Most Watched in Stuff
2:40

HowStuffWorks NOW: The Facts About Tesla Autopilot

Most Watched in Stuff
2:56

HowStuffWorks NOW: Global Warming May Reveal a Secret Nuclear Base

Most Watched in Stuff
2:48

HowStuffWorks NOW: Pull Over. Now Hand Me Your Phone.

Most Watched in Stuff
2:54

HowStuffWorks NOW: Is China’s space station falling?

Most Watched in Stuff
2:57

HowStuffWorks NOW: An Air Bag Bike Helmet Could Save Your Life | HowStuffWorks NOW

Most Watched in Stuff
3:00

HowStuffWorks NOW: Attack of the Corpse-Sucking Tree

Most Watched in Stuff
3:22

HowStuffWorks NOW: Airplane Foolery: Stacking Passengers


Recent Videos in Stuff

Recent Videos in Stuff
3:01

HowStuffWorks NOW: Rovable Robots Crawl Over Your Body

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:50

HowStuffWorks NOW: Who was Jack Chick?

Recent Videos in Stuff
3:00

HowStuffWorks NOW: GPS Equipped Echidna Unlocks Secrets

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:33

HowStuffWorks NOW: No More Internet For Julian Assange

Recent Videos in Stuff
3:04

HowStuffWorks NOW: What social media habits make us less happy? | HowStuffWorks NOW

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:57

HowStuffWorks NOW: An Air Bag Bike Helmet Could Save Your Life | HowStuffWorks NOW

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:15

HowStuffWorks NOW: Rosetta Ends a Life of Discovery and Exploration

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:56

HowStuffWorks NOW: Global Warming May Reveal a Secret Nuclear Base

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:32

HowStuffWorks NOW: Saudi Women Petition for Legal Independence

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:54

HowStuffWorks NOW: Is China’s space station falling?

Recent Videos in Stuff
3:33

HowStuffWorks NOW: Yeah, Right: North Korea Bans Sarcasm

Recent Videos in Stuff
2:58

HowStuffWorks NOW: Robots Want Our Jobs