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Malaria Parasite Attracts Mosquitoes with Perfume

The Plasmodium parasite uses an altered type of plant chloroplast to manufacture pine-and-lemon-scented chemicals, which lure in the bloodsuckers. Christopher Intagliata reports...

March 24, 2015 — Christopher Intagliata

New Hope for Ebola?

How the largest outbreak on record jump-started the development of two experimental vaccines and a couple of promising treatments

February 25, 2015 — Helen Branswell

6 Challenges to Stamping Out Ebola

Despite a recent sharp drop in the overall number of Ebola cases, the situation remains precarious in west Africa

February 24, 2015 — Declan Butler and Nature magazine
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