World Malaria Day 2013: The Year in Malaria

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Toast to the Eradication of Malaria

A study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation found that baker’s yeast, a key ingredient  in most bread and beer production, can be engineered to produce Artemisinin, an ingredient found in some of the most effective anti-malaria drugs.

 

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