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Science  09 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5754, pp. 1607
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5754.1607

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This week, scientists report the first evidence that the malaria parasite has developed resistance to artemisinin-based drugs, which had been hailed as the last best hope against parasites that can already elude other treatments. (Read more.)