Should we eliminate all mosquitoes from the planet?

Made a storify based on a discussion about a new Slate article:

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

2 thoughts on “Should we eliminate all mosquitoes from the planet?”

  1. FYI – there's some music that's occasionally auto-playing on this site. Sounds like an arabic ballad… very pretty, but auto play is always annoying. Can't identify the source – it happened when I came direct to this post via feedburner (here's the url in case that helps:


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