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White-footed mice
MIT scientists are genetically engineering white-footed mice to combat the spread of Lyme Disease
Greater Boston

This summer, Lyme disease — spread by a growing tick population — is on the rise. On the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, it’s become a way of life. But an MIT scientist thinks he might have a long-term solution, and it’s from where you may least expect it.
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