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Computationally designed enzyme inhibitors overcome pesticide resistance

**Interview by American Chemical Society's Chemical & Engineering News**. I commented on a _PNAS_ paper entitled '_Overcoming insecticide resistance through computational inhibitor design_' DOI: [10.1073/pnas.1909130116](https://www.pnas.org/content/116/42/21012)

A fungus plus a spider toxin equals a weapon to kill mosquitoes

**Interview by Science News _for_ Students**. I commented on a _Science_ paper entitled '_Transgenic Metarhizium rapidly kills mosquitoes in a malaria-endemic region of Burkina Faso_' DOI: [10.1126/science.aaw8737](https://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6443/894#:~:text=A%20semifield%20trial%20in%20a,would%20be%20eliminated%20from%20a)

A fungus weaponized with a spider toxin can kill malaria mosquitoes

**Interview by Science News**. I commented on a _Science_ paper entitled '_Transgenic Metarhizium rapidly kills mosquitoes in a malaria-endemic region of Burkina Faso_' DOI: [10.1126/science.aaw8737](https://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6443/894#:~:text=A%20semifield%20trial%20in%20a,would%20be%20eliminated%20from%20a)

A New Way to Keep Mosquitoes From Biting

**Interview by The Atlantic**. I commented on a _Cell_ paper entitled '_Small-Molecule Agonists of Ae. aegypti Neuropeptide Y Receptor Block Mosquito Biting_' DOI:[10.1016/j.cell.2018.12.004](https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(18)31587-3?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867418315873%3Fshowall%3Dtrue)