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Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Dr. James Beeson and Michelle Boyle, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Caption: New treatments for malaria are possible after Dr. James Beeson and Michelle Boyle, from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia, found that molecules similar to the blood-thinning drug heparin can stop malaria from infecting red blood cells.

Credit: Czesia Markiewicz, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

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