21.03.2015

Researchers find new way to control malaria in Africa

Scientists at the Nairobi-based International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) have discovered a new way that could be used to control malaria in Africa. The scientists said that a naturally occurring chemical, cedrol, was found in mosquito breeding sites near Lake Victoria. Publicity on this study has been received in the following media:

20.03.2015

These bees offer more; with no stings attached

Scientists at icipe have helped farmers domesticate stingless bees which are not only producers of pricey honey with high medicinal value but also good pollinators. Publicity on this story has been received in the following media.

08.03.2015

Creating Africa's 'super bees'

Scientists at a newly launched research lab in Nairobi are trying to find a way of protecting African bees from a deadly parasite that's targeting the insects in the US and Europe. Publicity on this study has been received in the following media.