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Gene drive mosquitoes engineered to fight malaria
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Gene drive mosquitoes engineered to fight malaria

25.11.2015: Mutant mosquitoes engineered to resist the parasite that causes malaria could wipe out the disease in some regions – for good. Humans contract malaria from mosquitoes that are infected by parasites from the genus Plasmodium. Previous work had shown that mosquitoes could be engineered to rebuff the parasite P. falciparum, but researchers lacked a way to ensure that the resistance genes would spread rapidly through a wild population. In work published on 23 November in the PNAS, researchers used a controversial method ...

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16.11.2015: Insect are the most prolific and abundant group of organisms, including many pest species with economic importance. Surprisingly, Drosophila melanogaster, the excellent genetic model is not a typical...

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SynAging Expands its Capabilities: Building a New Animal Facility and Hiring a Head of Pharmacology
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22.10.2015: SynAging, a world leading contract research organization (CRO) in the field of proteopathic neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, today announced the finalization and...

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8.9.2015: A German research company developed a new technique to detect and analyse nucleic acids in a cost-effective, simple and reproducible way. Partners looked for are laboratories and providers of...


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