The summer season is drawing to a close, which means that pests will be making a valiant effort to get inside your home before colder weather hits. While some indoor pests are harmless, they can be irritating and in the case of termites and mosquitoes, dangerous to your family … [Read more...] about Got pests? Keep them at bay with these natural repellents
Managing mosquito populations is a key component to reducing malaria rates, but as anyone who has spent a summer evening outdoors knows, these pesky insects can be tough to work against. However, a landmark study has found that genetically modified mosquitoes can be introduced to … [Read more...] about Could genetically modified mosquitoes mean the end of malaria?
While some scientists are working to develop malaria vaccines with higher efficacy, others are keeping busy with more low-tech solutions to prevent the spread of this deadly disease. One of the latest of such solutions comes from scientists at Durham University who discovered … [Read more...] about Redesigning houses in sub-Saharan Africa can reduce malaria infections
One of the main challenges to curbing the number of malaria-infected cases each year is the ability of the mosquitos that carry the disease to develop resistance to insecticides. Thankfully, researchers and public health officials are incessantly seeking alternatives with new … [Read more...] about Crystallized insecticide is 12 times better at fighting malaria mosquitos
No one wants to be pestered by mosquitos while sitting in their garden. At the same time, most everyone loves to be surrounded by lush plants. Fortunately, there are low-maintenance plants you can put in your garden that will both spruce up your garden and keep mosquitos at bay. … [Read more...] about These easy-to-grow plants will help repel mosquitos from your garden