09 December 2011
Vol 334, Issue 6061

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COVER Scanning electron micrograph of a female Anopheles stephensi mosquito, a transmitter of malaria (proboscis length: ~0.6 millimeters). To drive malaria eradication, new medicines that target all stages of the malaria life cycle are needed. In their study, Meister et al. used thousands of A. stephensi mosquitos to identify chemical classes with activity against the silent malaria liver stage. See page 1372. Image: David Scharf/Getty Images