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05 Aug, 2016, 10:39 ET FDA Publishes Final Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment on Oxitec's Self-limiting Mosquito

 The US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM) today published a final finding of no significant impact...


14 Jul, 2016, 13:29 ET Los casos de dengue caen un 91% en el vecindario de Piracicaba, Brasil, donde se liberaron mosquitos Friendly™ Aedes de Oxitec

El servicio de Vigilancia Epidemiológica de Piracicaba divulgó esta semana nuevos datos que indicaron una reducción del 91% en los...


14 Jul, 2016, 09:00 ET Dengue Fever Cases Drop 91% in Neighbourhood of Piracicaba, Brazil, Where Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes Were Released

Piracicaba's Epidemiologic Surveillance service released new data this week which showed a 91% reduction of dengue fever cases registered in the...


18 Dec, 2015, 06:30 ET Oxitec: Câmara dos Lordes reconhece potencial de insetos geneticamente modificados

 O Comitê de Ciência e Tecnologia da Câmara dos Lordes do Reino Unido publicou hoje o resultado de quatro meses de análise...


16 Jul, 2015, 02:30 ET Le « gène d'auto-limitation » d'Oxitec donne l'espoir de lutter contre les invasions de papillons nocturnes sans avoir recours aux pesticides

Un nouveau moyen de lutter contre les insectes ravageurs, sans pesticide et respectueux de l'environnement, s'est hissé au premier plan...


16 Jul, 2015, 02:30 ET El 'gen autolimitante' de Oxitec podría ayudar a controlar la polilla invasiva

- El 'gen autolimitante' de Oxitec podría ayudar a controlar la polilla invasiva sin tener que utilizar pesticidas     Una nueva forma ecológica...


20 Jun, 2013, 07:00 ET Moscamed lança projeto piloto com mosquitos GM da Oxitec na luta contra o mosquito da dengue

 A Moscamed realizou hoje as primeiras liberações dos mosquitos GM da Oxitec em um ato simbólico, que contou com a...


20 Jun, 2013, 03:00 ET Moscamed Launches Urban Scale Project Using Oxitec GM Mosquitoes in Battle Against Dengue

Today Moscamed made the first releases of Oxitec GM mosquitoes to mark the launch of a new programme to control the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti...


20 May, 2013, 09:00 ET Oxitec informa que hay 96% de supresión del mosquito del dengue en las pruebas brasileñas

El enfoque innovador de Oxitec para el control de plagas se ha demostrado de nuevo en una prueba adicional realizada por Moscamed en Brasil. En...


20 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Oxitec Report 96% Suppression of the Dengue Mosquito in Brazilian Trials

Mandacaru field trial report - press summary Oxitec's ground-breaking approach to pest control has again been demonstrated in a further trial...


20 May, 2013, 07:00 ET Oxitec reduz em 96% população de mosquitos da dengue em testes realizados no Brasil

A tecnologia inovadora de controle de insetos vetores e pragas desenvolvida pela Oxitec foi mais uma vez demonstrada com êxito.  A...


09 Apr, 2013, 08:17 ET Oxitec Recognised by Prestigious Frost and Sullivan Award for its Pioneering System of Pest Control

Oxitec is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2013 Europe New Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, in recognition of its...


01 Oct, 2012, 07:13 ET Oxitec Joins Prime Minister David Cameron on Brazil Trade Mission as Exemplar UK Export Business

Oxitec, the UK Biotech company pioneering an innovative new approach to combating Dengue fever, joined a UK trade mission to Sao Paulo and Rio de...


11 Sep, 2012, 08:59 ET Oxitec e MRCU relatam 80% de supressão da população de mosquitos da dengue em Grand Cayman, depois da introdução de mosquitos machos estéreis geneticamente modificados - Nature Biotechnology

A introdução no ambiente, pela Oxitec, de mosquitos geneticamente modificados conseguiu uma redução de 80% na...


10 Sep, 2012, 15:20 ET Oxitec y la MRCU informan haber disminuido en un 80% una población de mosquito del dengue en Gran Caimán mediante la liberación de mosquitos macho modificados genéticamente - Nature Biotechnology

Las liberaciones de los mosquitos modificados genéticamente de Oxitec lograron reducir en un 80% una población local de mosquitos en las...


10 Sep, 2012, 14:00 ET Oxitec and MRCU Report 80% Suppression of a Dengue Mosquito Population in Grand Cayman by Release of Engineered Sterile Male Mosquitoes - Nature Biotechnology

Releases of Oxitec's genetically modified mosquitoes achieved an 80% reduction of a local mosquito population in the Cayman Islands, as described...


10 Jul, 2012, 15:07 ET Moscamed prepares for next phase in the development of Oxitec's transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil

Following successful open release trials in Brazil, Moscamed  are now gearing up for the next phase of development in combatting the...


21 May, 2012, 12:45 ET Expert Meeting Discusses Testing of Oxitec Transgenic Mosquitoes in Panama

International scientific and government experts held a forum on 16 May 2012 to discuss the potential use of Oxitec's genetically modified Aedes...


19 Apr, 2012, 05:29 ET Dengue Mosquitoes in Film Debut

Oxitec, a British company with a new approach to combating the dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti, has today launched a new educational film,...


23 Mar, 2012, 12:01 ET Oxitec responde ao 'Fórum sobre Mosquitos Transgênicos' da Universidade do Panamá

A universidade do Panamá realizou um 'Fórum sobre Mosquitos Transgênicos' na quarta-feira, 21 de março de 2012. Infelizmente,...


22 Mar, 2012, 18:36 ET Respuesta de Oxitec al Foro Sobre Mosquitos Transgénicos Organizado por la Universidad de Panamá

La Universidad de Panamá recientemente organizó el foro 'Los Mosquitos Transgénicos', que se llevó a cabo el día...


22 Mar, 2012, 18:31 ET Oxitec Responds to University of Panama's 'Forum on Transgenic Mosquitoes'

The University of Panama held a 'Forum on Transgenic Mosquitoes' on Wednesday 21st March 2012. Unfortunately, all members of the panel at this...


13 Feb, 2012, 11:30 ET Oxitec Secures £8 Million Investment to Continue Fight Against Dengue Fever

Oxitec Ltd, a British company pioneering a new approach to combating dengue fever, announced today that it has secured £8 million of new...