Engineering a fungus with deadly venom could fight the mosquitoes carrying the lethal virus—and be safe for humans.
The WHO said it could save “tens of thousands of lives” in Africa, where malaria remains a major killer.
The vaccine has shown partial success in immunizing young children against the disease.
The parasite doesn’t seem likely to cause symptoms for deer or humans.
Malaria kills almost half a million people each year.
Scientists announced they’ve used CRISPR to introduce and disseminate infertility in wild mosquito populations.
Scientists introduce mouse immune genes into malaria-ridden species that’s scourge of India.
Using CRISPR, scientists introduced mouse immune genes into the malaria-ridden mosquito species that’s the scourge of India.
Researchers say ivermectin, a drug designed to fight parasitic worms, could also help fight the spread of malaria.
The Nobel Assembly said the impact of the discoveries 'in terms of improved human health and reduced suffering are immeasurable.'
The new report from the WHO and the U.N. found a 60 percent reduction in malaria deaths.
Genetic engineering will enable industrial-scale production of a previously hard-to-make pharmaceutical.
German drugmaker Merck KgAA has secured the right to develop and commercialize the compound.
Doctors now say that for those who are more attractive to mosquitoes, it's to do with genetics.
“We are making progress against this Voldemort of parasites."
Aid organizations are selling discount drugs directly to shopkeepers in hopes of quelling the parasitic disease
A study found the mosquito-transmitted parasite is resistant to anti-malarial drugs in Cambodia-Thailand border regions
The decades-long race to create a malaria vaccine may be on the edge of a breakthrough
In at least two countries, higher elevations had more cases in warm years