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December 9, 2016
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A promising step toward controlling Zika virus and dengue fever

UCLA scientists and colleagues identify structure of a molecule that kills mosquitoes carrying malaria and West Nile Five UCLA researchers were part of an international team that has used X-rays to reveal the structure of a molecule that is toxic … Continue reading

June 30, 2013
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Breaking Dengue Fever

Like malaria, dengue fever is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Unlike malaria, there is no vaccine for it. As many as 100 million people contract dengue each year, but MSU researcher Zhiyong Xi is working to change that. Among … Continue reading

July 17, 2011
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Making Blood-Sucking Deadly for Mosquitoes

*Inhibiting a molecular process cells use to direct proteins to their proper destinations causes more than 90 percent of affected mosquitoes to die within 48 hours of blood feeding, a UA team of biochemists found.* Mosquitoes die soon after a … Continue reading

November 11, 2010
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Researchers Discover How Key Drug Kills Worms in Tropical Diseases

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In a major breakthrough that comes after decades of research and nearly half a billion treatments in humans, scientists have finally unlocked how a key anti-parasitic drug kills the worms brought on by the filarial diseases river … Continue reading

December 28, 2009
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Disturbing the ‘sex-life’ of mosquitoes…

May be you would like to cry out “Ohh, poor mosquitoes!!! We humans even don’t let them do their love-stuffs in peace”, and so on, and so on.