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Origin Of Deadly Human Malaria Parasite Linked To Primates In Africa
2014-02-21 14:47:20

An international team of scientists has traced the origin of Plasmodium vivax, the second-worst malaria parasite of humans, to Africa

2013-11-01 11:06:00

Malaria is one of the major infectious diseases transmitted by mosquitos, with enormous impact on quality of life.

2013-07-11 14:26:16

Human migrations—from the prehistoric epoch to the present day—have extended cultures across the globe.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.