Neatorama Posts Tagged "malaria"
The Deadliest Animal in the World...

What is the deadliest animal in the world? Sharks are pretty scary, and snakes even more so. Ask anyone, and they’ll probably tell you that humans are the deadliest animal. Humans do kill a lot of other humans, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/03/The-Deadliest-Animal-in-the-World/
The Quest for a Malaria Vaccine

(Image credit: Flickr user Joan Grífols)...  ...Grífols)Dr. Stephen Hoffman learned about malaria the hard way—by rolling up his sleeves and...  ...letting thousands of infected mosquitoes bite him. Malaria is the biggest killer in human history. It's take...  ...d office park, Hoffman an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/14/The-Quest-for-a-Malaria-Vaccine/
Mosquitoes Turn Midnight Snack into Breakfast...

In places where malaria is rampant, a common defense is to sleep under a...  ...nd will die from the insecticide if they try. But malaria rates did not plummet as expected. Did the bed ne...  ...daptive behavior is passed to future generations, malarial mosquitos may be much har...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/07/Mosquitoes-Turn-Midnight-Snack-into-Breakfast/
The San Antonio Bat House...

In 1914, malaria was a serious public health threat to the people...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/19/the-san-antonio-bat-house/
Vampire Parasite in Amber...

A 20-million-year-old bat fly was discovered in a...  ...is that this fly carried an ancient strain of bat malaria , of a species new to science. George Poinar, Jr....  ...tate University found the fly, and also found the malaria while examining the fly under a microscope. Befo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/13/vampire-parasite-in-amber/
Mosquito-Repelling Laser Barriers...

After one of his college roommates succumbed t...  ...bolcs M├írka became concerned about the impact of malaria on the peoples of that continent. Now a physicist...  ...used in regions of the world heavily afflicted by malaria

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/05/mosquito-repelling-laser-barriers/
Human Swallows Pill. Mosquito Bites Human. Mosquito Dies....

Medical researchers have discovered that an inexpe...  ...But when administered that way, the incidence of malaria can drop by 80%: They vacuumed mosquitoes from t...  ..., and tested to see how many mosquitoes contained malaria parasites. The ivermectin villages had almost...  ...tate mosquito expert. Only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/14/human-swallows-pill-mosquito-bites-human-mosquito-dies/
Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Are 100% Resistant to Malaria

Scientists at the University of Arizona have creat...  ...are completely safe from the parasite that causes malaria . It does so by reducing the lifespan of the engi...  ...can scientists use the new mosquitoes to destroy malaria ? At Popular Science, Laurie J. Schmidt explains:...  ...According to Riehle, com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/16/genetically-engineered-mosquitoes-are-100-resistant-to-malaria/
Poor King Tut...

King Tut may have brought the image of splendor an...  ...rmations increase," he said.Oh, and he's got malaria

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/16/poor-king-tut/
Malaria Vaccine Spread Through Mosquitoes Themselves

Medical researchers are developing an innovative w...  ...rs are developing an innovative way of delivering malaria vaccine: In a daring experiment in Europe, sci...  ...as flying needles to deliver a "vaccine" of live malaria parasites through their bites. The results were a...  ...veryone in the vaccine gro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/31/malaria-vaccine-spread-through-mosquitoes-themselves/




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