Posts tagged with Aedes aegypti

  1. Dengue-blocking bacteria endure the heat

    “This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article.” Dr Perran Stott-Ross and Professor Ary Hoffmann Bushfires. Coral bleaching. Heatwaves. These disastrous events are …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/01/24/dengue-blocking-bacteria-endure-the-heat

  2. Wolbachia infections in Aedes aegypti: The ‘Bigfoot’ of endosymbionts

    Words: Perran Ross Wolbachia are endosymbiotic bacteria found within the cells of many insects, from butterflies and bees to cockroaches and dung beetles. Wolbachia are so …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/01/21/wolbachia-infections-in-aedes-aegypti-the-bigfoot-of-endosymbionts

  3. Variability in mosquito host-seeking ability

    Words and images: Meng-Jia Lau Behaviour is one of the most complex study areas in biology because it involves a combination of many factors that are …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/11/28/variability-in-mosquito-host-seeking-ability

  4. Establishment of Wolbachia Strain wAlbB in Malaysian Populations of Aedes aegypti for Dengue Control

    Our freshly published open access paper in Current Biology is the culmination of several years of work with a large team of very talented and dedicated …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/11/22/establishment-of-wolbachia-strain-walbb-in-malaysian-populations-of-aedes-aegypti-for-dengue-control

  5. Lab-reared mosquitoes maintain their lust for blood

    Words and images: Perran Ross Modified mosquitoes raised in laboratories are being released into the wild in disease control programs. These mosquitoes will still bite you, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/11/07/lab-reared-mosquitoes-maintain-their-lust-for-blood

  6. Stowaway mozzies enter Australia from Asian holiday spots – and they’re resistant to insecticides

    Original article published on The Conversation Words: Tom Schmidt, Andrew Weeks, and Ary Hoffmann We might not be able to use common insecticides to kill mosquitoes …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/03/26/stowaway-mozzies-enter-australia-from-asian-holiday-spots-and-theyre-resistant-to-insecticides

  7. Sterile mosquito release leads to 80% population knock-down in Singapore

    The National Environment Agency of Singapore released Wolbachia infected male mosquitoes last April in order to suppress the local population. The field study has been a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/02/06/sterile-mosquito-release-leads-to-80-population-knock-down-in-singapore

  8. Marking mosquitoes

    Words: Mengjia Liu Images: Perran Ross and Mengjia Liu It is important to study the fitness of different colonies of Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes, and also of interest …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/05/marking-mosquitoes

  9. Probing the void for blood

    Words and video: Perran Ross I recently filmed one of our mosquito colonies trying desperately to reach my arm through their enclosure. The video has been …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/07/10/probing-the-void-for-blood

  10. Large male mosquitoes unluckier in love

    Words and images: Perran Ross Large male mosquitoes may have more trouble than smaller males in finding a partner. In a new study, we find that …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/05/31/large-male-mosquitoes-unluckier-in-love

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