#Mosquitoes

  • Article: Scientists Just Discovered How to Kill Malaria Mosquitoes With Spider Venom

    Scientists Just Discovered How to Kill Malaria Mosquitoes With Spider Venom

    By Daniele Selby|May 31, 2019

    "The results are very good. This could save many lives." Read more

  • Article: As a Malian, the Slogan 'Zero Malaria Starts With Me' Has Special Meaning
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    As a Malian, the Slogan 'Zero Malaria Starts With Me' Has Special Meaning

    April 24, 2019

    Malaria is one of the primary causes of death in children under 5 in Mali. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Hacked Mosquitoes to Help Fight Malaria

    Scientists Hacked Mosquitoes to Help Fight Malaria

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 20, 2019

    Malaria disproportionately affects communities living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Mosquitos Vanish in Finland as Heat Wave Plagues the Country

    Mosquitos Vanish in Finland as Heat Wave Plagues the Country

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2018

    Relief from mosquito bites is tempered by the anxiety surrounding climate change. Read more

  • Article: Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil

    Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 26, 2018

    They're releasing millions of mosquitoes per month. Read more

  • Article: This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 16, 2017

    “Gene drive” could be the answer to mosquito-borne diseases — or the next biological nightmare. Read more

  • Article: Another Mosquito Disease Spikes Concern in Brazil Amid Vaccine Shortage

    Another Mosquito Disease Spikes Concern in Brazil Amid Vaccine Shortage

    By Meghan Werft|April 3, 2017

    Brazil is fighting an age-old disease, and it may be an uphill battle. Here's why. Read more

  • Article: Mosquitos Are Drawn to Malaria-Infected Humans, Scientists Discover

    Mosquitos Are Drawn to Malaria-Infected Humans, Scientists Discover

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 10, 2017

    There’s a silver lining here. Read more