A New Kind of Chemistry: Why Science Is Rethinking the Humble Bed Net

Disease-spreading mozzies may be getting wise to our best defences, but science is fighting back.

Ruth Uwamahoro clutched her toddler son tight. The strength of the small boy’s fever burned against the skin of her arms.

It was a cool July morning atop the rolling hills of Rwanda’s Rwamagana district, not far from the capital, Kigali. People were doing their daily chores in Uwamahoro’s village of Gihuke. 

But inside her home, Uwamahoro was in a panic. Read more at the Mail & Guardian.

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