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Scientists in Tanzania are using the odor of human feet to lure in malaria-spreading mosquitoes.
A Tanzanian program to supply insecticide treated nets to prevent malaria in pregnant women successfully delivers the intervention to only 30% of women, but simple changes could increase effectiveness.
Surgeons using a simple checklist during major operations can lower deaths and complications by more than one-third, U.S. researcher found.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.