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Researchers map druggable genomic targets in evolving malaria parasite
Researchers map druggable genomic targets in evolving malaria parasite 11 January 2018 Researchers have used whole genome analyses and chemogenetics to identify new drug targets and resistance genes in the parasite the causes malaria.

Have RNA, will travel: Malaria parasite packs genetic material in preparation for trip from mosquitoes to humans
Have RNA, will travel: Malaria parasite packs genetic material in preparation for trip from mosquitoes to humans 10 January 2018 The parasite that causes malaria has not one, but two, specialized proteins that protect its genetic material until the parasite takes up residence in a new host.

How massive is supermassive? Astronomers measure more black holes, farther away
How massive is supermassive? Astronomers measure more black holes, farther away 10 January 2018 A team of astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), including several Penn State scientists, announced new measurements of the masses of a large sample of supermassive black holes far beyond the local universe.

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