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Hadyn Parry: Omformer myg til at bekæmpe sygdomme

TEDSalon London Fall 2012 · 13:57 · Filmed Nov 2012
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På et enkelt år, er der 200-300 millioner tilfælde af malaria og 50-100 millioner tilfælde af denguefeber i hele verden. Så: Hvorfor har vi ikke fundet en effektiv måde at dræbe myggene på endnu? Hadyn Parry præsenterer en fascinerende løsning: At genetisk manipulere hanmyg for at sterilisere dem, og sætte insekterne fri igen, for at nedbringe antallet af denne sygdomsbærende art.

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Biotech entrepreneur Hadyn Parry leads a science start-up that develops GM insects to fight dengue fever. Full bio

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