Around 18 months after the gene-hacked strain was released into the wild, the native mosquito population bounced up to almost pre-release levels.
A high-tech, graphene-based film may help to shield people from disease-carrying mosquitoes, according to a new study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Creating a disturbance in the force by eradicating our top predator is playing a dangerous game of Russian roulette.
The technique could be one day used against bugs which carry malaria, the study co-uthor told Newswe
Scientists have put together the most "comprehensive catalog" of the Aedes aegypti mosquito's DNA.
Asian Tiger Mosquito and the Yellow Fever Mosquito can carry the Zika and Dengue viruses.
One of the world's most dangerous pests, this mosquito species infects millions with disease around the world each year.
Mosquito saliva may be increasing the severity of diseases.
Pitting mosquitoes against mosquitoes just might work.
The virus has become more aggressive, increasing the threat of lifelong problems.
Aerial spraying of insecticides should help to kill the bugs, but officials caution residents to stay inside during spraying.
Sometimes summer really bites.
Some public health experts fear that losing the "international emergency" label could slow research into the virus.
More than 50 people in the city state have been infected with the mosquito-borne virus.
The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was, in part, based on concerns about more cases of local transmission in Florida,
Historic flooding in Louisiana has increased chances that the virus could spread there.
The Obama administration says Zika poses a "significant threat" to the health of pregnant women in Puerto Rico who may be infected and their children.
The WHO in February declared Zika an international public health emergency.