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Microbe shows promise in controlling the spread of malaria.

a study from researchers led by the University of New Mexico engineers biomimetic synthetic RBCs possessing all of their natural counterpart’s abilities, plus multiple artificial components. The team states their fabricated RBCs were each given the ability to transport cargos including hemoglobin, drugs, magnetic nanoparticles, and biosensors to enable alien functions, such as oxygen transportation, drug delivery, magnetic manipulation, and toxin detection.

Malaria is a tropical disease affecting humans and animals through the bite of a mosquito, causing fatalities when it is not diagnosed and treated promptly. The majority of malaria cases occur in Africa and India, caused by the transmission of the single-celled Plasmodium parasite from the bite of female Anopheles mosquitoes, also known as a ‘vector’. The main strategy in

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