Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 17:32 in Health & Medicine

By combining two advanced microscope techniques scientists have managed to obtain new information about the ravaging mode of operation applied by malaria parasites when attacking their victims. This information can be utilized when designing new medication to more effectively fight malaria -- a disease claiming over 400,000 lives each year, a majority of whom are infants.

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