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How mosquitoes find a host


March 10th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have found how the potentially deadly yellow-fever-transmitting Aedes aegypti mosquito finds a host.They have discovered that the mosquito detects the specific chemical structure ... Read more...

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Mosquito nose transplant may help in malaria fight


February 16th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists at Vanderbilt and Yale universities have made a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.They have successfully transplanted most of the 'nose' of the mosquito that ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover malfunctioning gene behind gout


June 19th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have found that a malfunctioning gene they helped uncover last year can lead to high concentrations of blood urate that forms crystals in joint tissue ... Read more...

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