Malaria

11.26.17
Drones and smartphones help fight malaria in Tanzania
11.26.17

Drones and smartphones help fight malaria in Tanzania

Technology is leading to smarter anti-mosquito spraying.

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09.17.17
Satellites help predict malaria outbreaks months in advance
09.17.17

Satellites help predict malaria outbreaks months in advance

A view from space can mitigate diseases on Earth.

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02.01.17
Mosquitos are beating gene editing with rapid evolution
02.01.17

Mosquitos are beating gene editing with rapid evolution

Scientists are building giant enclosures to test gene-edited mosquitoes in real world conditions.

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01.12.16
President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'
01.12.16

President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'

He also aims to cure cancer and address climate change.

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11.23.15
'Gene drive' mosquitoes could end malaria once and for all
11.23.15

'Gene drive' mosquitoes could end malaria once and for all

Researchers figure out how to guarantee that genetic resistance to the disease is passed between generations.

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02.05.15
Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria
02.05.15

Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria

Meet Eve: she's darn smart, can make the process of finding new drugs a lot faster and cheaper --...

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04.24.14
Hand-held malaria tester sequences DNA, suggests meds quickly
04.24.14

Hand-held malaria tester sequences DNA, suggests meds quickly

Despite how far we've come with technology, malaria is still a serious threat for huge chunks of t...

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02.14.10
TED Talks mischief: lasers killing mosquitoes by the hundreds
02.14.10

TED Talks mischief: lasers killing mosquitoes by the hundreds

Malaria is a huge problem worldwide, so it's no surprise to anyone that plenty of people spend lots...

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03.15.09
Scientists shoot down malaria-carrying mosquitoes with frickin' lasers
03.15.09

Scientists shoot down malaria-carrying mosquitoes with frickin' lasers

Seriously, is there anything a laser can't do? A team of mad scientists in Washington have concocte...

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