pgSIT illustration (IMAGE) University of California - San Diego Caption An illustration by study coauthor Stephanie Gamez depicts flightless females and sterile male mosquitoes, features of the new precision-guided sterile insect technique, or pgSIT, which is designed to control disease-spreading Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Credit Stephanie Gamez, UC San Diego Usage Restrictions Must be used in conjunction with pgSIT paper in Nature Communications. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.