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The weirdest things we learned this week: Curing syphilis with malaria, ejecting bears from planes, and discovering new beer yeasts
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Green bones, green hearts, can’t lose: these lizards survive with toxic green blood
It's so easy being green that these lizards kept evolving the same weird quirk.
Use your phone to identify a mosquito’s species by its buzz
Mosquito sounds are annoying, but helpful to scientists.
Genetically engineered bacteria—spread by mosquito sex—could spell the end of malaria
Scientists spent ten years developing the special bug.
Genetically engineered fungus knocks out deadly mosquitoes using scorpion toxins
A single spore can do what insecticides can't.
Counterfeit drugs are putting the whole world at risk
Even if you don't buy the fake pharmaceuticals yourself
Scientists may have just made a malaria vaccine breakthrough
But the vaccine has its limitations
This super-cheap paper centrifuge can spin 125,000 times per minute
The hand-powered device could help detect malaria
This pill delivers medication days or weeks after it’s swallowed
It unfurls into a star so you can't poop it out
New Single-Dose Treatment Cures Malaria In Mice
The compounds defeated the parasite at all stages of its lifecycle