News tagged with malaria mosquito

Pulling malaria from mosquitoes to fight disease

(AP) -- Think your job's tedious? Try beheading 100 mosquitoes an hour. Gently, no smushing allowed. Malaria parasites lurk in these mosquitoes' salivary glands, and a small company on the outskirts of the ...

dateJun 08, 2009 in Other
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Old stain in a new combination

New combinations of agents based on the oldest synthetic malaria drug, the methylene blue stain, can curb the spread of malaria parasites and make a significant contribution to the long-term eradication called for by the ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Scientists Build Anti-Mosquito Laser

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an effort to prevent the spread of malaria, scientists have built a laser that shoots and kills mosquitoes. Malaria, which is caused by a parasite and transmitted by mosquitoes, kills about ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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