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New initiative launched to fight malaria by repelling mosquitoes

...rch project to prevent the spread of malaria by // repelling the mosquitoes from attacking the people. The research will aim to use the odor cues that attract mosquitoes and deflect it from biting the human populations. Malaria is a disease caused by parasites and is spread by the mosquitoes that bite an infe...

Chemical Signaling Helps Regulate Sensory Map Formation In The Brain

...axons up and down the spinal cord by attracting or repelling receptors on the growth cones of sensory or motor nerves. In this paper, Zou and colleagues reveal a new role for Wnts. They show that a gradient of Wnt3 along the medial-lateral axis within the developing brain is the opposing regulating force, wo...

Nanotechnology Could Revolutionize Cardiac Treatment

...l different characteristics, such as attracting or repelling water or having a positive or negative charge. When the chains assembled into micelles, Mogue tested them for how well they blocked LDL uptake. ‘We're employing the tools of nanotechnology – specifically tailoring the structure of the molecule, cha...

Mosquito Repellant Resembling Body Odour on the Anvil

...fever in developing countries. Some people produce repelling odour and hence don't get bitten by mosquitoes. Professor John Pickett of Rothamsted Research, a charitable scientific trust in England said that these odours convey the message to the insect that the particular human host is not suitable. Picke...

Electronic Mosquito Repellents Fail to Prevent Malaria Transmission

...Enayati said. “Hence, these devices do not work in repelling mosquitoes. As EMRs do not repel mosquitoes, they would not prevent malaria.” Malaria, which kills more than a million persons every year, is most deadly among children and is particularly prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. It is transmitted by femal...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

...ides - substances used for preventing, destroying, repelling or lessening the damage of pests - are known to have an impact on the environment, on farmers and on consumers. Pesticide residues in food have also been a cause for concern. Used since before 2,500 BCE, the first known pesticide was elemental sulf...

Study on Bioactive Paper That can Detect Life Threatening Bacteria and Viruses

...mediacy, portability and low-cost in detecting and repelling or deactivating harmful pathogens. Right now, it can take days or weeks to get samples to a lab, diagnose the problem and get the remedy into the field, said Pelton, who is also a professor of chemical engineering at McMaster University, and speciali...

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