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Created by genetic engineering, a mosquito that can't catch malaria

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Jeremy Laurance: Eradicating this biblical plague is becoming possible

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Surfing Brilliant Cornersd, By Sam Bleakley, photos by JS Callahan

He'll never be president now." It's what surfers used to say whenever a young wannabe finally caught a clean green wave. The point was that anyone hooked on surfing was doomed to be marginalised, head honcho at best of a fringe sub-culture. Should he ever contemplate writing a book, it would be called something like Zowie Waves and Wowie Mamas.

Katy Guest: Hands off our teenagers. We need the shopping done

It's not fair. Nobody understands. Life as a teenager is rubbish. They didn't ask to be born. And last week, like so many others, proved to be a pretty depressing one for Britain's teenagers. They were pilloried, degraded, let down and attacked. Oh, and now it turns out that they're dying out. You can't really blame them for sulking.

Teen-repellent buzzing devices ruled disciminatory

Europe's human rights watchdog today slammed controversial "youth dispersal" devices for treating young people like "unwanted birds or pests".

'Teen repellent' buzzing devices may be switched off by law today

Controversial devices which emit painful high-frequency sounds audible only to children and young adults may be banned in Britain today following a debate at the Council of Europe.

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