Competition Between Pathogens Could Help Tackle Drug Resistance

Pitting drug-resistant and drug-sensitive pathogens against one another in mice yielded surprising results.

December 19, 2017

This App Helps You Identify Harmful Mosquitoes Nearby

Only a few select species can both bite humans and carry disease.

November 27, 2017

The Laser-Shooting Mosquito Zapper We’re Still Waiting For

If it's ever finished, its cost may still put it out of reach for those who need it most.

August 10, 2017

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Will Be Given to Thousands of Babies in Africa

By 2040, this deadly disease could be completely eradicated.

May 3, 2017

CRISPR Gives Us the Power to End Diseases and Remake Species

Gene editing can change the world for the better — if we allow it.

March 20, 2017

CRISPR Is Rapidly Ushering in a New Era in Science

From reviving extinct species to treating fatal diseases, is there anything CRISPR can’t do?

March 13, 2017

A New Malaria Vaccine Was 100% Effective in Clinical Trials

This breakthrough could prevent almost half a million deaths each year.

February 16, 2017

Stanford Researchers Create a 20 Cent Centrifuge That Detects Malaria

This is how you do medicine without electricity.

January 13, 2017

Scientists Could Eradicate Malaria by Altering Mosquitoes DNA, But Should They?

Big question with big implications.

September 26, 2016

Bill Gates Doubles Down on Eradicating Mosquitoes with Genetic Engineering

CRISPR may be the giant hand that will swat malaria to extinction.

September 10, 2016
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