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Malaria-related complications remain a major cause of death for children in many parts of the world.
Nothing But Nets Mascot Encourages Kids to Score a Goal, Send a Net, Save a Life Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Mozzie the Mosquito, who helps
Imagine No Malaria asks supporters to #CovertheNet to raise awareness across social media about this killer disease that claims the life of a child every 60 seconds. Nashville,
Local team’s mosquito control service helps protect residents from mosquitoes and the diseases they may carry with an innovative residential mosquito spray system. Woolwich
Innovative residential mosquito and tick control solution now available for Massachusetts residents HANOVER, MA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --
CAMPINAS, Brazil, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Technical Commission for Biosecurity (CTNBio), the collegiate body responsible for approval and regulation
Researchers have discovered a way of reducing the fertility of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, potentially providing a new tactic to combat the disease.
A research team led by a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside has generated a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle — the first time such 3D architecture has been generated during the progression of the life cycle of a parasite.
Preclinical Study Published in Cell Reports Identifies Key Signaling Pathways in Innate Immune Sensing of Malaria Parasite During Liver Stage Infection SEATTLE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanaria received the 2014 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for the "Best Prophylactic Vaccine" at a ceremony held March 25 in Washington
The mosquito is a member of the family Culicidae. These insects have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a slender body, and long legs. Only the females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Size varies but is rarely greater than 0.6 inch (15 mm). Mosquitoes weigh only about 0.03 to 0.04 grain (2 to 2.5 mg). They can fly at about 0.9 to 1.6 mph (1.5 to 2.5 km/h) and most species are nocturnal. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved 170 million years ago during...
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