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A model of an Anopheles mosquito at the Natural History Museum, in London

Malaria Mosquitoes Wiped Out in Lab Trials of Gene Drive Technique

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters)  Scientists have succeeded in wiping out a population of caged mosquitoes in laboratory experiments using a type of genetic engineering known...
A smoothie made with "Limitless Good" 100 percent Baobab fruit powder is seen at the home of "Limitless Good" owner Dan Nessel in Northampton

‘Superfood’ Craze Makes Big Business of Africa’s Baobab

By Edward McAllister Mangoule, SENEGAL, (Reuters) Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit...
Bill Gates speaks during an interview with Reuters in London

Gates Backs Gene Technologies in Fight to End Malaria

By Kate Kelland LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) Gene-editing technologies that alter mosquitoes' DNA could prove critical in the fight against malaria, Bill Gates said on...
Bill Gates, Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation arrives to attend the Commonwealth Business Forum Banquet at the Guildhall in London

Global Leaders Seek to Reignite Fight against Deadly Malaria

By Kate Kelland LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) Renewed action and boosted funding to fight malaria could prevent 350 million cases of the disease in the...
New weapon in malaria fight: a better bed net

New Weapon in Malaria Fight: A Better Bed Net

LONDON (Reuters) A new kind of bed net that blocks mosquitoes' resistance to a common insecticide provides substantially improved protection against malaria, a major...
Philanthropist and co-founde

Gates Backs Central America Malaria Elimination Plan with $31 Million

LONDON (Reuters) Philanthropist Bill Gates promised $31 million (£22 million) on Wednesday as part of a new Central America malaria elimination fund aimed at...