Investing in innovation to beat the mosquito

A genetically modified fungus weaponized with spider venom; using mobile phone data to track infectious disease spread; a drug that turns human beings into living “mosquito zappers.” What do these things have in common? They’re not rejected ideas for a sci-fi plot,...

One in Four U.S. Deer Is Infected With Malaria

This week Smithsonian researchers announced that there are white tail deer infected with a form of malaria. It appears that 25% of the population may be infected. The strain of malaria does not seem to infect humans and disease effect in deer is not evident. Full...