How genetically engineered, Lyme-fighting mice could be the future of public health — Fusion

Getty ImagesAs scientists battle bitter backlash over a plan to release genetically modified, Zika-killing mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, just 1,700 miles north a similar plan has caused much less of a fuss. On Martha’s Vineyard and in Nantucket, Kevin Esvelt, an evolutionary biologist at MIT, has proposed fighting Lyme disease using genetically engineered mice.…

via How genetically engineered, Lyme-fighting mice could be the future of public health — Fusion

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