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2010-12-31 07:54:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced the introduction of a new 290 mesh size for Netprotect® LLINs. The new mesh size is being introduced to help fight the battle against smaller vectors such as the vectors of Dengue and Leishmaniasis.

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2010-11-12 06:55:00

British scientists have created genetically modified sterile mosquitoes in an experiment to kill off others in their species, and researchers are hopeful that early field trials could help to stave off the rapid spread of dengue fever.

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2010-11-08 10:43:40

Research carried out in Mali, West Africa, has demonstrated that a new, safe and uncomplicated insect control method, developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, can bring about a serious decline in malaria-bearing mosquitoes in afflicted regions in the world.

2010-10-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock®, the leading global provider of stock images and stock footage by subscription, has emerged as a top provider of vector art, offering a diverse collection of more than 1.6 million stock vector images.

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2010-10-27 10:30:00

Cutting surveillance for mosquito-borne diseases would likely translate into an exponential increase in both the number of human cases and the health costs when a disease outbreak occurs, according to an analysis by Emory University.

2010-10-26 00:35:27

The development and first use of a high-density SNP array for the malaria vector mosquito have established 400,000 genetic markers capable of revealing new insights into how the insect adapts to outsmart insecticides and other preventive measures.

2010-10-22 13:40:17

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have found that the major malaria-transmitting mosquito species, Anopheles gambiae, is evolving into two separate species with different traits, a development that could both complicate malaria control efforts and potentially require new disease prevention methods.

2010-09-30 19:48:02

Therapeutic lentiviral vectors are emerging as vital tools for molecular medicine as evidenced by the growing number of clinical trials using these vector systems.

2010-09-09 01:59:00

NORRKOPING, Sweden, September 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dreampark's Front-End Approach Allows Operators to Deploy a Cutting Edge User Interface Without a Complicated and Costly Change out of Entire TV Infrastructure Dreampark, the leading provider of middleware for any platform - cable, terrestrial or IPTV - in the European market, today announced it has provided a front-end middleware solution to Maxisat, Finland.

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2010-08-22 09:07:51

Health officials said Friday that India is fighting off record levels of malaria infection in Mumbai.


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2008-08-06 17:58:39

The Deer Fly (Chrysops spp.), also known as the "yellow fly", is a fly of the family Tabanidae that can be a pest to cattle, horses, and humans. It is often found in damp environments, such as wetlands or forests. It lays clusters of shiny black eggs on the leaves of small plants by water. The aquatic larvae feed on small insects and pupate in the mud at the edge of the water. The Deer Fly is often considered a horse-fly. A distinguishing characteristic is its patterned gold or green eyes....

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