Apr 07, 2016
microcephaly, neurons, virus, Zika
Researchers believe the infection prevents the stem cells to become neurons A recent study conducted by scientists at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio de...
Feb 26, 2016
Mosquitoes, Zika
One of the reasons why we decided to create this blog was to give our point of view about all the bullshit you may find on internet lately. Our considerations are based on the experience we have...
Apr 07, 2016
ecapital, insecticide, mosquito, Zika
Biovecblok is one of the finalists of the E-Capital 2015 competition. We invite everybody to the awards ceremony in Ancona, Teatro delle Muse, Thursday, April 28th, at 21:00. See you there!
Mar 02, 2016
Chikungunya, Dengue fever, symptoms, Zika
The symptoms of these three mosquito-borne diseases are very similar, which makes the diagnosis more difficult. However, there are few differences that can be used to distinguish the disease and...
Mar 01, 2016
DEET, Mosquitoes, Pregnant, Repellent
Use repellent every 3-4 hours (the best repellent does not last longer than that), Icaridin based repellents last longer than DEET ones and they are also less toxic. Install a bed net since you...


Mar 01, 2016
curative drugs, insecticide, Mosquitoes
In order to fight the disease transmitted by vectors, two are the main approaches: the use of curative drugs in infected patients and the use of insecticide to control the vector population....