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Scientists create malaria-resistant mosquitoes

This article is reproduced from Chicago Tribune (content may be edited for length).

In the history of the world, few weapons have been more destructive than a tiny mosquito bearing a microscopic dose of… 697 kata lagi


Global Health Symposium 2015: Public Health Education Panel

In case you missed our symposium last week – Global Health Then and Now – we will be covering some of the panels and speakers here. 560 kata lagi

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Malaria Resistant Mosquitos by Design

Malaria Resistant Mosquitos by Design

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


CRISPR-Powered Malaria Mosquito Gene Drive

Using the precision gene-editing tool, researchers demonstrate an ability to create large populations of malaria parasite–resistant mosquitoes. 2.127 kata lagi


Researchers Have Created Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes

If there’s an organism that should get credit for finding ingenious ways to survive it’s the malaria parasite. It exploits the mobile and blood-feeding mosquito as its transportation, hitching rides on the insects that live by feeding on the blood of human and animal hosts. 487 kata lagi

Genetically modified mosquitoes could help wipe out malaria

Researchers out of the University of California have developed a way of altering the genes of mosquitoes to eliminate their ability to transmit malaria to humans. 140 kata lagi


Scientists hatch malaria-resistant mosquitoes

WASHINGTON — California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria. 750 kata lagi


Doing more than the brief - Touch points

The talk by D&AD sparked a load of ideas. In this case is “doing more than the brief”, as in the brief only asks us to produce a series of 4 unique bottles, so I’ve been thinking about other touch point. 158 kata lagi