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Looking to mosquitoes for a way to develop painless microneedles

Added: 15.07.2018 17:44 | 4 views | 0 comments

A mosquito can insert a needle-like probe into your skin and draw blood for several minutes without you even noticing. Researchers believe we can learn from nature's design of the mosquito to create a painless microneedle for medical purposes.

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Buzz Kill: Our Best Weapons against Mosquitoes

Added: 14.07.2018 13:30 | 5 views | 0 comments

As mosquito-borne diseases spread, scientists are fighting back with new poisons, traps and genetic engineering techniques

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Looking to mosquitoes for a way to develop painless microneedles

Added: 11.07.2018 19:05 | 2 views | 0 comments

A mosquito can insert a needle-like probe into your skin and draw blood for several minutes without you even noticing. Researchers believe we can learn from nature's design of the mosquito to create a painless microneedle for medical purposes.

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Unique protein is a vulnerability in the malaria parasite

Added: 10.07.2018 0:20 | 3 views | 0 comments

The malaria parasite is highly dependent on a unique protein for infecting new mosquitoes. This protein could be a target for the development of new drugs.

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New insights on mosquitoes that spread disease

Added: 09.07.2018 17:01 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is a highly invasive species and a vector of multiple pathogens including various viruses, such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika. A new Medical and Veterinary Entomology study that evaluated the relationship between the mosquito's presence and habitat variables at a small scale provides important information for planning effective prevention and control campaigns.

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