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  1. Manipulating mosquito DNA could lead to a world without malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Inhabitat

    ... pests, but in some areas, they are feared for their potential to inject you with a disease that could kill you. Malaria kills around a million people each year , mostly children and mostly in Africa. Scientists have been working on the malaria ...


  2. Gene-Editing Technique May Take The Bite Out of MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inventor Spot

    This year alone, malaria has claimed more than 400,000 lives and 91% of the deaths were in Sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers far away from the scourge at the University of California claim that they have created a new strain of mosquito that could make malaria a disease of the past.


  3. Mosquito genes aid malaria warRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    A feeding female mosquito crouches on a human skin surface. Researchers have modified genes of the insect to make them resistant to malaria, which could prevent its spread.


  4. 'Child brides' suffer, but African Union seeks to end customRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... village of Jangamo. Lucia, who is eight months' pregnant, had just returned from the doctor after contracting malaria and she complained of pains in her belly. "I'm afraid because I'm still a child and I fear I won't be able to take care of my ...


  5. Where Do you Stand on Genetically-Modified Foods?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... GMO salmon has got the go-ahead. But will you eat it? Also, GMO mosquitoes are being produced to stop the spread of malaria. Will you still slap them? Overnights' science guru, Bill Lott, lifts the lid on the fraught world of gene engineering. The ...


  6. On Native GroundFREE Market Failures Fueled the Ebola EpidemicRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... the disease - safe drinking water and improved sanitation - don't exist in too many places. Cholera, HIV/AIDS and malaria just as disproportionately deadly. Chaos kills, too. Whether it is political chaos - when governments fail to provide for their ...


  7. UNICEF official calls on world leaders to consider children at climate conferenceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... more people have to leave their homes, the report found. And some of the world's most deadly illnesses -- such as malaria -- are likely to spread further as the climate changes, said Anthony. This will disproportionately affect children under five, ...


  8. India stands with Asia Pacific nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Scoop

    Along with the 17 other East Asia Summit Leaders meeting in Malaysia this past weekend, he endorsed a detailed plan to eliminate the disease throughout the region by 2030. The APLMA Malaria Elimination Roadmap presents six essential actions that leaders can support to accelerate progress towards malaria elimination.


  9. Climate of Hope: Q&A with Alistair WoodwardRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... caused by insect-spread viruses like dengue fever and Ross River fever. It is unlikely that local transmission of malaria would be an issue, even with moderate warming. In this country storms, floods, droughts and heat all have effects on health, ...


  10. Putting Giving at the Center of the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... one, two, or even four bikes to girls in Guatemala next year. Nothing But Nets : Every 60 seconds, a child dies from malaria. But a simple $10 bednet can protect a child from this preventable disease. This #GivingTuesday, Gift a Net to your family, ...


  11. The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer's WeaknessesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... Amid much hand-wringing about far-flung and grandiose applications, like creating designer babies or engineering malaria-fighting mosquitoes , scientists are already using this technique to revolutionize our basic understanding of the living world . ...


  12. Vermont Country Store goes homeopathic?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... proposed the ideas of "like cures like" when he realized in 1784 that cinchona could be used as a treatment for malaria, but which induced malaria-like symptoms in healthy people. In his work, he began experimenting with dilutions of relatively ...


  13. Gene drive method could rapidly halt malaria transmissionRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | New Scientist

    ... gene variant from one parent. It works by allowing an engineered gene - in this case, one that confers resistance to malaria - to insert a copy of itself into the corresponding chromosome inherited from the other parent. This can make a specific ...


  14. U.K. science spared the budget ax and bolstered against inflationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Science

    ... "global challenges" fund that will spend A 1.5 billion over 5 years for research into infectious diseases including malaria and Ebola. Alison Clough, acting chief executive of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry in London, queries ...


  15. Deadly 'Kissing Bug' Could Be In New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... that none of these resources is available in your area, you may contact CDC's Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria ( [email protected] ) for species identification or T. cruzi testing." Any material containing bug parts or feces should also be ...


  16. 'Beyond Survival' Video Tackles Ebola StigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | OnlinePRNews

    ... multi-award winners' Ebola: A Poem For The Living;' 'The Three Amigos' (HIV/AIDS prevention); 'Buzz and Bite' (malaria prevention); and 'No Excuses' (domestic violence prevention). Over 3,300 of its videos can be viewed and downloaded in multiple ...


  17. Scientists create new strain of malaria-blocking mosquitoRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Scientists in the U.S. say they've created a new strain of mosquito that could eventually help eradicate malaria. Researchers at the University of California used a gene editing technique to insert DNA into the germ line of the Anopheles stephensi mosquito - a leading vector of the disease.


  18. Progress on MalariaRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Rabett Run

    There is excellent news on dealing with malaria in Africa. A report in Nature from a number of public health statisticians has got a handle on how the fight is progressing.


  19. HealthThese genetically modified mosquitos could end malaria for...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    Scientists from the Universities of California's Irvine and San Diego campuses have come up with a way to potentially end the scourge of malaria-a disease the , mosquitoes that spread malaria typically do so because they are infected with parasitic bacteria from the genus Plasmodium . Scientists were previously able to breed mosquitoes resistant to this bacteria, but in the new study, they discovered how to spread this resistance to the rest of a population through DNA manipulation.


  20. Is The 'Deadly Kissing Bug' In West Chester?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    ... that none of these resources is available in your area, you may contact CDC's Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria ( [email protected] ) for species identification or T. cruzi testing." Any material containing bug parts or feces should also be ...