Modifying mosquito genes may end malaria
Malaria is one of the biggest killers of our time, but altering the genes of mosquitoes could bring an end to both the disease and its carrier. Is it right to kill an entire species?
Mankind, science and disease in deadly fight
As Britain announces a huge push to tackle the three most deadly developing-world diseases, a top scientist has warned about drug resistance. Can humans and science beat disease?
Vaccine could spell the end for malaria
After decades of research, scientists have made a breakthrough in the fight against malaria. A new vaccine halves the risk of catching the devastating disease.
Mutant mosquitoes to wage war on malaria
Genetic engineering has given scientists a frightening new power: to wipe out an entire wild species by altering its DNA. This dramatic ecological meddling could save millions of human lives.