Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:17
A British company has approached Indian authorities seeking permission for technology trials of a certain genetically-modified mosquito claiming it will fight dengue menace.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:15
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital here has been challaned by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for failing to take preventive measures to check breeding of mosquitoes.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:41
Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding that can help detect the deadly disease non-invasively through body odour.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:47
The Virginia Tech entomologists have created a chromosome map that can help distinguish between yellow fever and malaria mosquitoes in order to prevent the disease.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:45
Scientists modify mosquitoes to produce only males as new method to eradicate malaria
Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:13
Researchers from the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) have used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively in Namibia.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 17:13
New breakthrough for tailor made drugs to fight malaria
Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 04:10
Even as the vector-borne diseases (VBDs) have now become a global public health threat, Brazil has reportedly released the world’s largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue.