Biting Mosquito (image) Penn State Share Print E-Mail Caption New research shows that sporozoite stage parasites inside their mosquito host use translational repression to prepare for unpredictable transmission from mosquitoes to humans. This energetically expensive strategy might have weak spots that could be exploited to fight malaria. Credit Penn State Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.