The fight against dengue fever, and the mosquitoes that carry the virus, is being carried out by "brigadistas" in Managua's neighborhoods. Spanish with English subtitles.
Charles Runckel, a graduate student in the DeRisi lab, uses the Virochip to examine the mystery of bee colony collapse disorder.
“The Assemblers” (Peter Skewes-Cox and Dr. Graham Ruby) sing about DNA and proteins.
Several members of a Nicaraguan research team describe the impact of technology transfer.
In the effort to eradicate dengue and mosquitoes, neighborhood leaders work with local conditions.
Peter Skewes-Cox, and Dr. Graham Ruby, both in the DeRisi lab, explain state-of-the-art DNA sequencing and bioinformatic technologies.
Poor management of drainage, drinking water, and wastewater, makes excellent mosquito habitat.
To prevent mosquitoes from spreading diseases, it's essential to understand their life cycle.
Reggaeton, a popular Latin music form, rallies against dengue.
Many infectious diseases affect people in Nicaragua, and identifying the pathogens is surprisingly difficult.
The Nicaraguan grassroots program teaches mosquito control methods to curb dengue fever epidemics.