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."
A new study says malaria is resisting the most effective drugs in Southeast Asia.
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