Nobel Prize in Medicine

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 11 PHOTO: Harvard University On October 5, a Chinese scientist named Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for her development of a drug that fights off malaria, a deadly parasite carried by mosquitoes. Professor Tu is the first...

Malaria Drug Has Potential to Help Kids

In Africa, malaria is the largest cause of death for children under five. By MALLORY JENSEN Every thirty seconds, one child in Africa dies from malaria, a disease that is spread through the bites of female mosquitoes carrying certain parasites. Malaria feels a little...