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Researchers devise birth control strategy to fight mosquito-borne disease

Researchers devise birth control strategy to fight mosquito-borne disease

Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered a protein in mosquitos that is critical to the process of producing viable eggs and can be exploited to control mosquito populations. Named Eggshell Organizing Factor 1 (EOF-1), the selective blocking of this protein …Continue reading

Climate change has already started killing us, warns Lancet report

A new report in The Lancet medical journal titled The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change warns that climate change is already exposing humanity to a number of serious health risks. Furthermore, according to the report ambient air pollution …Continue reading

New polio vaccine may solve cold storage challenges

Researchers at University of South Carolina (USC) have developed a polio vaccine that doesn’t need refrigeration. This development could go a long way in helping mankind finally eradicate the disease, as one of the reasons it continues to persist today is because …Continue reading

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