Well, turns out you can pack in a lot of mosquitoes without killing them

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Mailing mosquitoes doesn't seem wise on the surface.

Nevertheless, researchers from New Mexico State University have been looking into it, as part of an effort to help control the spread of disease.

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Sending out sterilised male mosquitoes from the lab back into the wild is one way to help reduce numbers, as they mate with females but don't produce any offspring. 

But there's the issue of figuring out how to send thousands, or even millions of mosquitoes into a chosen wilderness area. Would they survive a 24-hour shipping process? And how many would you be able to fit in a package?  Read more...

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