Biology

Are 'malaria-resistant' mosquitoes now a real possibility?

A microbe has been discovered which protects mosquitoes from malaria for life
Scientists have discovered a microbe that completely protects mosquitoes from being infected with malaria. The researchers, from the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Kenya, say this could have a significant impact in the battle to eradicate the disease. Dr Jeremy Herren led the study and explains more about the microbe.
(Photo: A close-up of a mosquito Credit: Getty Images)