Censorship was lifted last week from one of the great scientific discoveries of World War II. It is an insecticide called DDT
Every year, thousands of workers arrive at the sapphire and ruby mines of Pailin, Cambodia, risking their lives to unearth gems in the landmine-ridden territory. Soon, however, they could be the ones to put millions of others at risk.
For most Americans, mosquitoes are pests whose bites leave behind itchy bumps.
A new map illustrating global malaria risk in unprecedented detail suggests that wiping out the disease in many parts of the world is possible. An international team of researchers published Tuesday what they say is the most comprehensive map ever showing how severe the risks of contracting malaria are in the world.