Science
7:30 pm
Sun May 5, 2013

SCIENCE STUDIO: Chagas Disease


Keith & Russ talk with Igor Almeida from the Border Biomedical Research Center at the University of Texas at El Paso.  Almeida talks about his research into Chagas disease, a tropical disease caused by a parasite and spread by the blood-sucking kissing bug.  He talks about promising research with a so-called knockout mouse which could lead to a potential vaccine for Chagas.


Aired May 5, 2013.

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