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Malaria

22 October 2010

Malaria mosquitoes are evolving

Two strains of mosquitoes responsible for the majority of malaria transmission in Africa have evolved such substantial genetic differences that they are becoming different species.

Two strains of the type of mosquito responsible for the majority of malaria transmission in Africa have evolved such substantial genetic differences that they are becoming different species, according to researchers behind two new studies published in the journal Science.

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