The Proboscis

notes on medical entomology

Microplastics and mosquitoes

I hadn’t heard of microplastics till I came across this paper doing some research for a new project (SPACES) we are involved with led by University of Stirling.   Microplastics make sense. Plastic doesn’t degrade. Well it does, but just very slowly, piece by piece. And it is everywhere.   In a related review by the […]

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Back in Kasungu

I’m writing this on the road from Kasungu to Lilongwe. On a phone. This week we went back to Kasungu in central Malawi after a years absence. As an outsider – but someone who has spent a fair bit of time in Malawi now – Kasungu feels ‘very Malawian’. The town is a long way […]

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