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Last week at MalariaWorld: New malaria research repository

October 11, 2018 - 18:36 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

1science has launched the International Repository of Malaria Research
This repository comprises a carefully selected set of more than 190,000 bibliographic records covering all aspects of research on malaria. 1science has for many years dedicated a great deal of efforts to finding openly accessible versions of scientific papers – and in the case of malaria research, found more than 80,000 of these – all of which can be downloaded directly from the knowledge hub. Visit the malaria research repository here.

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Global malaria news

Vaccinating humans to protect mosquitoes from malaria: Immunized people would transmit anti-malarial proteins to the insects that bite them, reducing spread of the deadly disease - Science Daily, 9 October
Scientists have been trying to develop a vaccine that prevents mosquitoes from spreading malaria among humans. This unique approach -- in which immunized humans transfer anti-malarial proteins to mosquitoes when bitten -- is called a transmission-blocking vaccine (TBV). A new biotech advancement moves us closer to this goal. Read the article

Increased cyto-adhesion of malaria parasites during fever uncovered - Science Daily, 9 October
New research shows how the cyto-adhesion of plasmodium-infected red blood cells is enhanced at febrile temperatures. Read the article

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