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Scientists Make Breakthrough in Fight Against Tsetse Fly

Promises to yield powerful genetic tools that could one day eliminate the disease from sub-Saharan Africa
After 10 years of research, scientists have finally been able to understand the DNA code for the devastating tsetse fly. This will help in controlling trypanosomiasis disease in livestock and sleeping sickness in humans.

According to a study published in the journal Science, the precise knowledge of the insect’s biology and physiology promises to yield powerful genetic tools that

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