Mad Scientists Release GM Mosquitoes In Cayman Islands

Scientists release genetically modified mosquitoes

London - Scientists have released genetically modified mosquitoes in an experiment to fight dengue fever in the Cayman Islands, British experts said Thursday.
It is the first time genetically altered mosquitoes have been set loose in the wild, after years of laboratory experiments and hypothetical calculations. But while scientists believe the trial could lead to a breakthrough in stopping the disease, critics argue the mutant mosquitoes might wreak havoc on the environment.
Researchers at Oxitec Limited, an Oxford-based company, created sterile male mosquitoes by manipulating the insects' DNA. Scientists in the Cayman Islands released 3 million mutant male mosquitoes to mate with wild female mosquitoes of the same species. That meant they wouldn't be able to produce any offspring, which would lower the population. Only female mosquitoes bite humans and spread diseases.
For years, scientists have been working to create mutant mosquitoes to fight diseases like malaria and dengue, which they say could stop outbreaks before they start. But, others suspect it could be an environmental nightmare.
"If we remove an insect like the mosquito from the ecosystem, we don't know what the impact will be," said Pete Riley, campaign director of GM Freeze, a British non-profit group that opposes genetic modification.
He said mosquito larvae might be food for other species, which could starve if the larvae disappear. Or taking out adult mosquito predators might open up a slot for other insect species to slide in, potentially introducing new diseases.
"God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good" (Gen. 1:31)
Only from the deepest recesses of their depraved hearts can man summon up the foolish pride necessary to believe himself capable of improving upon God's perfectly ordered creation. Which is exactly the case in the world today on numerous fronts in the mad-science world of genetic-modification. Men who cannot find a cure for the common cold think themselves wise enough to be playing god, rewriting genetic codes, mixing and matching and splicing together who-knows-what in their secret labs.
Their doomed to fail lust to be godlike is nothing new though - it started way back in the Garden of Eden.
The very first man Adam exhibited the trait from the start. He wanted the fruit of that tree...to make one wise...the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Even though God had told him that in the day that he ate of the tree he would surely die Gen. 2:17, he would take his chance because the serpent had told him otherwise. Man has not changed, they are still believing that same old worn out lie that Adam went for..."ye shall not surely die...ye shall be as gods". Gen. 3:4,5
They are still taking their chance. It cannot end well. Rev. 18:4
see: "ye shall be as gods"...Not!
'Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools...And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind...' Rom. 1:22,28

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