The malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, uses a protein to infect red blood cells. By blocking the protein, called PfAP2-I, the malaria parasite can't enter the cells where it replicates billions of times before bursting forth into the bloodstream, according to researchers. … [Read more...] about Scientists Find ‘Achilles Heel’ in Malaria Parasite
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It makes it harder. My first job out of college was at SNL. One of the real fun things to do at SNL was the fake commercials. But there was definitely a period of time when the commercials themselves got very funny. When the commercials themselves are funny to begin with, you can’t make fun of a funny commercial. You know what I mean? So it does make things harder. You have to find your way. Obviously with the contested ballots in Nevada [an election plot point this season], that’s our version of Florida, which in a way is a slightly older version of things. With some distance—I’m not sure I’d have wanted to do Florida during Florida. But years later we can take pieces of it as inspiration and use it as story moments. … [Read more...] about Can Veep Keep Being The Funniest Show in America?
The last time so many people got sick from E. coli was in 2006, when nearly 200 people were sickened by tainted spinach in 26 states. In that outbreak, the E. coli was traced to a single source, but in this case, lettuce grown on multiple farms was contaminated. … [Read more...] about Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Scare Ends, Farmers Try To Restore Trust