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New technology improves CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing in mosquitoes, other species
Using a newly developed method to deliver gene-editing material to the ovary of an adult mosquito, researchers disabled a gene that caused its offspring on the right to be born with white, rather than dark, eyes.
New research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication
Two Penn State researchers have participated in the formulation of a new updated research agenda for global malaria elimination and eradication.
Researchers aim to eliminate malaria in Southeast Asia
Researchers at Penn State have received more than $1 million in first-year funding from the National Institutes of Health to investigate malaria transmission in Southeast Asia with a goal of working toward the disease's elimination in the region. They will receive up to approximately $9 million over seven years for this project.