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Travelers Bringing Malaria Into U.S. at Highest Rate in 40 Years

Travelers Bringing Malaria Into U.S. at Highest Rate in 40 Years | Science for Society | Scoop.it
U.S. malaria cases are at their highest level in four decades, mostly from Americans bringing home an unwelcome souvenir from their travels. Malaria is not a big problem in the U.S. — there were ...
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Social problems and drug and alcohol abuse common among people who develop AIDS despite long-term HIV care

Social problems and drug and alcohol abuse common among people who develop AIDS despite long-term HIV care | Science for Society | Scoop.it
Psychiatric, drug, alcohol and social care problems are highly prevalent among people who develop serious AIDS-defining illnesses well after their diagnosis with HIV, UK research published in Sexually Transmitted Infections shows.
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Gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in ten days

Gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in ten days | Science for Society | Scoop.it
Scientists from University of Washington have been struggling for the past decade to decipher the complex structure of an enzyme that exhibits behavior si
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Scientists Use Cyborg Insect Swarm to Map Dangerous Environments

Scientists Use Cyborg Insect Swarm to Map Dangerous Environments | Science for Society | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a new way to map unknown environments: cyborg swarms. They're employing masses of insect robots, also known as "biobots," in order to investigate locales that may be too dangerous for humans, such as collapsed buildings.
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Infants Exposed to Tuberculosis at Las Vegas Hospital - ABC News

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A mother and her newborn twins died of tuberculosis at Summerlin Hospital over the summer, prompting an investigation by the Southern Nevada Health District.
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PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Barriers to Treatment Access for Chagas Disease in Mexico

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Barriers to Treatment Access for Chagas Disease in Mexico | Science for Society | Scoop.it
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases is an open-access journal publishing peer-reviewed research on the world\'s most neglected tropical diseases, such as elephantiasis, river blindness, leprosy, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness...
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Synthetic Biology's Malaria Promises Could Backfire - AllAfrica.com

Synthetic Biology's Malaria Promises Could Backfire - AllAfrica.com | Science for Society | Scoop.it
Synthetic Biology's Malaria Promises Could Backfire AllAfrica.com [1,2] The project has certainly helped to brand synthetic biology as a revolutionary new field of science that could "heal us, heat and feed us" [3] - but the extent to which it will...
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Authors retract already-corrected Nature malaria paper

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Nature is retracting a 2010 paper by a team from Princeton and Drexel on the workings of Plasmodium falciparum, which causes malaria in people. How that came about seems to have been a winding road...
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I only Treat Malaria And Typhoid - Fake Doctor Confesses - KINTATA GIST

I only Treat Malaria And Typhoid - Fake Doctor Confesses - KINTATA GIST | Science for Society | Scoop.it
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Adeyemi Akintolure, for parading himself as a medical practitioner without a licence.
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Six Tasty (and Natural) Mosquito Repellents

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The number one deterrent as determined by the New York Times is th (Are Mosquito's bugging you?
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As resistance grows, malaria vaccine raises hopes | IQ4News

As resistance grows, malaria vaccine raises hopes | IQ4News | Science for Society | Scoop.it
RT @YemisiOgunleye: As resistance grows, malaria vaccine raises hopes | IQ4News http://t.co/ANmF053m4S #IQ4News via @IQ4News
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Women Sell Mosquito Repellent Made of Cow Poop - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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And I say, 'I never thought I'd be selling it or picking it up,'" said Amy Enlow, Kia's friend and business partner.
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