plasmodium falciparum

4 articles
The P. Vivax Comeback -- Is Malaria Beating Natural Defense?
Dec 9, 2013 | Karen Biala

Africans who were thought to be protected against malaria infection by the Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) parasite now seem to be at risk for the...

'Malaria-proof' Mosquitoes Bred in Laboratory
Jul 2, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Scientists have developed a breed of mosquitoes that is resistant to malaria. By altering the DNA of Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes, scientists at...

A Map of the Malaria Genome
Jun 25, 2012 | Jason Hayes

A new paper published in Nature indicates that scientists now know more about Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest species of malaria, than ever...

Scientists Find Possible Key for Plasmodium Falciparum Control
Feb 3, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have uncovered a protein that they believe might be the key to controlling the deadly malaria...