Breakthrough in fight against malaria

Scientists have pioneered a 'simple, elegant solution' that could drastically reduce the number of deaths caused by malaria. The drug typically used to treat the disease, artemisinin, has supply issues but n...

Gene-editing could eliminate malaria

(USA) Scientists in America have found a way to combat malaria-carrying mosquitoes using gene-editing technology. The researchers from UC Berkeley and UC Riverside used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tech to al...

Boost in fight against tropical diseases

|18 January 2016| The fight against tuberculosis and malaria was given a boost after a new milestone was reached by the  World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The WIPO has now surpassed 100 mem...