March 14, 2021
Killing Them Softly – with Proteasomes
A collaborative research effort at the Weizmann Institute of Science has revealed that deadly malaria parasites’ are a pre-invasion strategy for softening up red blood cells. Red blood cells are...
December 15, 2017
Malaria Tricks the Immune System
Global efforts to eradicate malaria are dependent on scientists’ ability to outsmart the malaria parasite and a new study suggests a possible defence in the battle against this disease. Plasmodium...
January 30, 2017
Malaria Prevention – Stabilising Proteins Could Help
Despite decades of malaria research, the disease still afflicts hundreds of millions and kills around half a million people each year – most being children in tropical regions. Part of...