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Researcher Identifies New Potential Target for Malaria Control

Scientists have discovered a way to interfere with the female malaria mosquito's ability to produce eggs.  The findings could lead to another method for controlling the spread of the parasitic illness, which, according to U.S. government statistics, claimed nearly 660 thousand lives in 2010, most of them children in sub-Saharan Africa.   Mosquitoes that carry malaris are becoming increasingly resistant to the insecticides in treated bed nets, so finding another method of control ...

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