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Malaria drugs for mosquitoes could help prevent the disease in humans

Mosquitoes are becoming resistant to insecticidesStephen Morrison/EPA/REX/Shutterstock By Yvaine Ye Giving mosquitoes antimalarial drugs could stop the spread of malaria in humans. The approach laces mosquito nets with the drugs, so that when mosquitoes land on them any malaria parasites they are carrying are killed. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. Besides… Read More »

New insight on potent HIV antibody could improve vaccine design

In the quest to develop an effective HIV vaccine, researchers have focused attention on identifying and targeting the region of the virus’s outer envelope where a lineage of antibodies are able to dock and neutralize the virus. But true to form with HIV, these broadly neutralizing antibodies, or bnAbs, are highly complex and arise under… Read More »