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 nation's capital ...

dateJun 08, 2009 in Other
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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 1 million people ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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