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The Transmission Potential Of Malaria Parasites

Multiple bouts of blood-feeding by mosquitoes reduce the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential, said a study. Given that mosquitoes...

New Mutation In Malaria Parasite Enhancing Resistance To Drug

New mutations in the malaria parasite that enhance resistance to a drug used to prevent the disease in pregnant women and children are already...

Researchers Use AI System To Identify Mosquitoes

Researchers have shown the effectiveness of an artificial intelligence (AI) system -- known as a Convoluted Neural Network -- to classify mosquito sex, genus,...

Identifying Mosquitoes Through App By Buzzing Sound

The high-pitched whine of a mosquito is annoying, but scientists have developed an app that uses that sound to detect dangerous mosquitoes. Mosquitoes kill hundreds...

Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases May Increase With Climate Change

By Asher Jones More dengue, less malaria. That may be the future in parts of Africa on a warming planet, depending on where you live. New...

Parents Concerned More About Ticks Than Mosquitoes in US

When it comes to bug bites, most parents in the US are twice as likely to be concerned about ticks as they are about...

Mosquitoes Pose Threat to More Than Half the World’s Population

A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat...

Researchers Develop a Tool That Attracts and Captures Female Mosquitoes Looking for Site to Lay Eggs

Researchers have developed a tool that attracts and captures female mosquitoes looking for a site to lay eggs, which in the future may help...

Trial Wipes out More Than 80 per cent of Disease-Spreading Mosquitoes

Mosquitos are one of the deadliest creatures on Earth. In a town in northern Australia, more than 80 percent of the mosquitoes that spread...

NASA ask Citizen Scientists to help Track Mosquitoes, Reduce Disease Outbreaks

NASA has invited citizen scientists to help them track mosquitos known to carry and spread diseases like Zika, West Nile Virus and malaria to...

A Powerful Find that can change gene in Insects, Animals and Plants

Study shows that genes of an entire species can be modified  This discovery was used in making malaria in Brazil that are resistant to...

Zika Threat: WHO rejects the call to postpone or move Olympics from Rio

Zika virus also is linked to serious birth defects The outbreak began in Brazil a year ago in 2015 Abnormal small heads are...

Zika virus data to be shared by global health communities

New Delhi: The leading global health bodies, on observing the outbreak of Zika virus, have committed to sharing the data of the same and...

Company combating Zika virus attracts praise

Mexico city: Oxitec, British biotechnology company which breeds genetically modified(GM) insects to combat the spread of diseases such as dengue and the Zika virus,...

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