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Sleeping Sickness Parasite's Life Cycle Controlled in the Lab

Caption: Tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans), the vector of African trypanosomes. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Dec. 7, 2012, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Nikolay Kolev at Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Conn., and colleagues was titled, “Developmental Progression to Infectivity in Trypanosoma brucei Triggered by an RNA-binding Protein.”

Credit: [Image courtesy of Geoffrey Attardo, Yale School of Public Health]

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