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Malaria

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  • Malaria parasite alters host body odor to entice mosquitoes

    Malaria parasite alters host body odor to entice mosquitoes
    The parasite that causes malaria tinkers with the body chemistry of its host, causing it to produce odors that attract more mosquitoes during a key phase in the parasite’s reproductive cycle, a new study suggests.
  • Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal

     Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal
    After months in southern Africa, former Rep. Mel Reynolds has returned to Chicago with dramatic stories of espionage, Zimbabwe jails, pornography charges, human rights violations and malaria. And he blames the Chicago media for misreporting all of it....

    Madonna to film Rebecca Walker's 'Ade: A Love Story'

    A bisexual, biracial Yale grad goes to Africa and falls in love with a Kenyan Muslim. That's the premise of "Ade: A Love Story," the novel by Rebecca Walker that Madonna plans to make into a film. Deadline reports that Madonna plans to direct and has...

    In Africa, homophobia is driving gays to speak out

    In Africa, homophobia is driving gays to speak out
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa — When South African airport officials threatened to send Dr. Paul Semugoma back to his native Uganda, he shook with fear. Semugoma, an outspoken gay activist, was determined to remain in this country, where he has lived...

    Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students

    Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students
    With the help of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students who spent years stringing bits of DNA together, scientists have built the world's first synthetic yeast chromosome, which eventually could help in the production of drugs, vaccines, biofuels...