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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Mosquito on someones arm

This new biomarker test can detect parasites even if it's only a drop in a bucket.

News Releases

scanning electron micrograph of malaria inside red blood cell
July 17, 2019

FDA qualifies biomarker in controlled malaria infection trials

Molecular test outperforms traditional blood smears in detecting parasites earlier in an infection

picture of two seniors hands touching; one has a bracelet that reads "Fall Risk"
July 16, 2019

$4.2 million CDC grant to expand injury-prevention research

Funds will support study of pediatric concussions, suicide, prescription opioids, and falls among seniors. 

Sergei Doulatov explains his research of precancerous cell mutations
July 11, 2019

Scientists use time travel to trace how cancer evolves

Process reveals clues about DNA mutations: Which tended to be initiators, and which followed?