Examining inter-specific competition between ‘filth flies’ – flies whose larvae are found in excrement, decaying vegetable matter, rotting meat or… Read more »
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- Re-visiting an old question: can black soldier fly outcompete houseflies? - 24th January 2020
- Malaria mosquito crosses large desert – ‘it was a breeze’ - 13th December 2019
- Sick’s scent - 27th April 2018
Evidence for large-scale dispersal of malaria mosquitoes across the Sahel comes from balloon sampling
Characteristic skin odour associated with malaria is attractive to mosquitoes
The transmission routes of trachoma, a blinding eye disease, are still not fully understood. Some evidence points towards transmission by a disease vector -… Read more »
An origami microscope: built by cleverly folding a single sheet of A4 card.
One year ago the transmission of Zika Virus was first described in Brazil. Five months later an increase in microcephaly in new-borns was reported, but only… Read more »
Kelly and co-authors detected terpenes in the headspace gas that they sampled over cultures of P. falciparum.
I recently returned from a five-week deployment to Port Loko, Sierra Leone, where I was working as a diagnostic laboratory staff member in an Ebola treatment… Read more »