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Ecology: A world without mosquitoes

Eradicating any organism would have serious consequences for ecosystems — wouldn't it? Not when it comes to mosquitoes, finds Janet Fang.

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Janet Fang is an intern in Nature's Washington DC office.

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Fang, J. Ecology: A world without mosquitoes. Nature 466, 432–434 (2010).

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