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We studied the sounds of mosquitoes’ mating rituals – our findings could help fight malaria

By Joerg T Albert, Professor of Sensory Biology & Biophysics, UCL
Alex Alampounti, Research Fellow, Biophysics, UCL
Marcos Georgiades, PhD Candidate, Neurobiology and Biophysics, UCL
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In 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that almost half the world’s population was at risk of malaria, while some 627,000 people died from the disease.

Although a malaria vaccine may soon be available (the WHO recommended one for children last year), malaria is just one of several mosquito-borne diseases. And the total number of mosquito-related…The Conversation


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