Dengue-blocking mosquitoes here to stay
Mosquitoes carrying anti-viral bacteria show remarkable stability a decade since their release in field trials, shows University of Melbourne research
Dengue-blocking bacteria endure the heat
A new approach to dengue control that uses anti-viral bacteria is vulnerable to heatwaves, but the bacteria bounce back finds University of Melbourne research.
Using bacteria to control mosquitoes
A University of Melbourne research trial finds the Wolbachia bacteria suppresses dengue-fever carrying mosquitoes, but more work is needed to stop their spread.
5 slightly disgusting facts about mozzies
The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries Dengue and Zika - but did you know the females also stockpile sperm, and their eggs love to hitch a ride on used car tyres?
Outsmarting Zika and Dengue Fever
Researchers win an insurance policy by developing a second strain of bacteria to help fight against mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika and Dengue Fever.