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Image of the Day: An Eyeful
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2018
The physiological changes that can occur in the retinas of patients with cerebral malaria may provide a useful approach to diagnosis.
Ruth Nussenzweig, Malaria Researcher, Dies
Jim Daley | Apr 5, 2018
The microbiologist’s research led to the development of the first human malaria vaccine.
Image of the Day: Glowing Larva
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 9, 2018
Researchers identified a gene in mosquitoes that moderates their susceptibility to malaria parasite infection.
Parasitologist, Reprogrammed: A Profile of David Roos
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2018
After discovering a novel organelle found in protozoan parasites, the University of Pennsylvania’s Roos created a widely used eukaryotic pathogen database.
Study: Malaria Vax Can Lead to “Rebound” Infection
Tanya Lewis | Jun 30, 2016
Rather than providing complete protection, the long-awaited vaccine merely delays infection by a few years, scientists show.
Malarial Parasite Found in Deer
Catherine Offord | Feb 9, 2016
Up to one-quarter of the US white-tailed deer population may harbor a
parasite, a study shows.
CRISPR-Powered Malaria Mosquito Gene Drive
Tracy Vence | Nov 24, 2015
Using the precision gene-editing tool, researchers demonstrate an ability to create large populations of malaria parasite–resistant mosquitoes.
Understanding Antimalarial Drug Resistance
Tracy Vence | Jan 21, 2015
Researchers identify mutations associated with resistance to the frontline antimalarial drug artemisinin.
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 18, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes