The malaria parasite undergoes cycles of replication with red blood cells that follow circadian rhythms. Recent work has examined the source of the signal that… Read more »
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An eight year study, conducted in Zhalong National Nature Reserve, shows how the common cuckoo decides when to lay an egg in the nest of the Oriental willow… Read more »
A Kenyan based group of researchers have identified a new microsporidian infecting field-caught mosquitoes that inhibits the development of the the malaria… Read more »
The holy grail of malaria research must be the development of an extremely effective vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes cerebral… Read more »
Researchers from the Whitehead Institute have overturned current thinking about the control of the differentiation process that forms transmissible tissue cysts… Read more »
A recent study of the P. falciparum chloroquine-resistance transporter points to mechanisms underlying resistance to chloroquine and piperaquine
A year-long study confirms the usefulness of depth-based cages to protect farmed Atlantic salmon from sea lice infestation.
Many people living in tropical or sub-tropical regions are exposed to the risk of a debilitating infestation of these tiny sand-fleas, yet little is known of… Read more »
Some mosquitoes have a strong preference for feeding on humans rather than other vertebrates. Our smell is one of the cues they use to detect us. A recent… Read more »
Recently published work suggests a toxin from the bacterium, Escherichia coli, could be a therapeutic tool for treatment of cerebral malaria.