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Hadyn Parry:
Hadyn Parry: Re-desenhando mosquitos para combater doenças

TEDSalon London Fall 2012 · 13:57 · Filmed Nov 2012
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Hadyn Parry: Hadyn Parry: Re-desenhando mosquitos para combater doenças
13:57 · Filmed November 2012 at TEDSalon London Fall 2012 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

Num único ano, há 200 a 300 milhões de casos de malária e 50 a 100 milhões de casos de febre de dengue no mundo. Então: Porque é que ainda não encontrámos uma maneira eficiente de matar mosquitos? Hadyn Parry apresenta uma solução fascinante: alterar geneticamente os mosquitos machos para os tornar estéreis e libertá-los, para reduzir as espécies portadoras de doenças.

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