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This creature have long tormented humanity – especially the African continent – and still is.


Malaria is a disease caused by the plasmodium pathogen – a protozoa – transmitted by the female anopheles mosquito (it’s vector). 70 palabras más


Bloody Mosquitoes #mosquito #malariaKills #malaria #anopheles

Feeeeeeeen! Feeeeeeeeen! The nifty nuisance
Floats about my ears whispering loudly
As if to ask for permission to sink  and steal
My silently speeding oxygen carriers from my veins. 102 palabras más


How Can 'Dog's Vomit' Have A 'Hive' Mind? Enter The Kingdom Of The Slime Moulds

Truly alien creatures…are all around us” Professor Christopher Reid, University of Sydney

At dawn you could mistake them for vomited curry, something people find disturbing. 987 palabras más

Current Events

MIT Scientists Recreate Malaria in a Dish to Test Promising Drug Candidates

At the beginning, it feels like the flu: aches, pains and vomiting. But then you begin to experience severe cold and shivering, followed by fever and sweating—a cycle, known as tertian fever, that repeats itself every two days. 638 palabras más


An Illness Through Ages: The Malaria Timeline.

Having conquered five malarial infections, I became naturally invested in researching more about this neglected tropical disease. Malaria, finding its etymology in the Italian word “mal’aria” meaning “Bad air”, is also known by the name paludism. 585 palabras más

Researchers at NTU discover the reason for Malaria’s drug resistance

Researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, lead by Dr. Zbynek Bozdech have discovered the mechanism by which the malaria parasite is developing resistance to key front-line drugs used for its treatment, such as artemisinin. 450 palabras más


A new videogame: war on malaria!

There are many kind of videogames: recreational, educational. But now you can diagnostic malaria while playing. Yes, malariaspot ( is a crowd-sourcing online game designed by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain. 66 palabras más