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It still shows itself beautiful and harmless: Anopheles mosquito slips out of its pupal shell on the water. The process shows three merged shots. As a dangerous carrier of malaria she is constantly in the focus of research. Recently, the genome of 16 species was decoded. Now, researchers hope that with the new knowledge they get malaria better under control.

Photo: CDC / Janes Gathany

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