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Genetically modified mosquito trial in Keys could begin this year, company scientist says

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A British company could begin releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys sometime this year, a scientist with the company said this week. Simon Warner, the chief scientist at Oxitec, said the company is hopeful it can begin its genetically modified mosquito trial in Monroe County this year. The trial, which has been in the works for years, will mark the company’s first trial in the United States. But Warner said the company has also been in discussions with…

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