Why Is the Government Spying on Mosquitoes?

New Republic

Over the past year, the Zika virus has threatened millions of people throughout South and Central America, posing a risk of serious birth defects among a generation of newborn children....IARPA is designed to support “high-risk, high-reward” projects to advance the goals of the intelligence community—a skunkworks to help the government find new ways to identify hackers and terrorists.