Febrianne Sukiato

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Why One Man Let Mosquitoes Bite Him 200 Times

Would you turn your skin into a parasite buffet for science?<p>For 10 minutes, the mosquito colony feasted on Rafael Hernandez's arm. If Hernandez needed motivation to hang in there, he could remind himself that volunteering his body as a parasite buffet was for an undeniably good cause. Hernandez, a …

New key to help identify disease-carrying mosquitoes

Transcript<p>TOM SWAN: Mosquito larvae have what's called cone scales which is small hairlike features on the anterior aspect of the body right down the …

Lab notes: In the middle of an ethics debate, scientists create dengue-resistant mosquitos

A round up of the latest in medical research.<p>About 40% of the world’s population is exposed to the risk of dengue and a large number of those people …

Why accessible and easily understandable science communication is so important

Speculo-science never helped anyone<p>We all have that one friend who keeps sharing the latest cure/big discovery/science conspiracy on facebook which …

Scientific papers have more impact if they're 'stories' - Futurity

An analysis of more than 700 scientific papers suggests writing style can boost an article's impact.

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