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Malaria Parasite Attracts Mosquitoes with Perfume

March 24th, 2015

Episode 222 of 602 episodes

The Plasmodium parasite uses an altered type of plant chloroplast to manufacture pine-and-lemon-scented chemicals, which lure in the bloodsuckers. Christopher Intagliata reports

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