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Nuclear Technique Suppresses Tsetse Flies Without Harming Other Insects

A nuclear technique has successfully been used to suppress a major pest – the tsetse fly – in Senegal without inadvertently harming other insects, an eight-year study shows. The study, published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, is part of a project to help the west African country eradicate tsetse in Niayes – a 1,000 km2 fertile valley near the capital Dakar ...

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