Could Spiders Help Prevent Malaria?

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  February 19, 2011 at 1:18 AM Research News
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Scientists in Kenya have discovered an East African spider, Evarcha Culicivora that is attracted by the smell of human sweat. This spider preys on Anopheles Gambiae mosquito.
 Could Spiders Help Prevent Malaria?
Could Spiders Help Prevent Malaria?

Anopheles Gambiae are mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite and so the scientists believe that this discovery could help prevent malaria by encouraging people to keep these spiders in their homes.




Source: Medindia

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This spider can stop the spread of malaria by eating the malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But first, we must make sure that this spider is not poisonous so that we can keep it in homes.

But how those spiders will eat that mosquitoes at home? I dint get this theory, will you please explain it or give me some link where i will get full information on it.

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