News tagged with parasites

Computer models combat malaria

As one of the world's deadliest pathogens, Plasmodium spreads relentlessly from host to host. But a computer model created by KAUST scientists may reveal and help exploit the parasite's unknown weaknesses to uncover new options ...

dateApr 18, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Gut bacteria can mean life or death for birds

In her upcoming thesis at Lund University in Sweden, biologist Elin Videvall shows that the composition of gut bacteria in birds has a major impact on whether their offspring will survive their first three months.

dateMar 22, 2018 in Ecology
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