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  • Eco-friendly way to stop mosquitoes
    on February 13, 2020 at 2:07 pm

    An innovative -- and inexpensive -- technique targets mosquito larvae where they live. […]

  • How the malaria parasite grows and multiplies
    on February 11, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how the parasite that causes malaria is able to multiply at such an alarming rate, which could be a vital clue in discovering how it has evolved, and how it can be stopped. For the first time, scientists have shown how certain molecules play an essential role in the rapid reproduction of parasite cells, which cause this deadly disease. […]

  • Discovery paves path forward in the fight against the deadliest form of malaria
    on February 8, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    Scientists have identified a key molecule involved in the development of cerebral malaria, a deadly form of the tropical disease. The study identifies a potential drug target and way forward toward alleviating this condition for which few targeted treatments are available. […]

  • A roadblock for disease-causing parasites
    on February 3, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    Thread-like parasitic worms cause millions of cases of canine heartworm each year, and more than 100 million cases of lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, in humans. New research shows that ramping up the immune response of mosquitoes blocked their ability to transmit these harmful parasites. […]