You can see a longer video, courtesy of Long J on YouTube, here:Phish heads to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park tonight, September 2nd, for the first of three shows at the Commerce City, CO venue. Phish Dick’s![Photo by Dave DeCrescente Photography] Phish has landed in Colorado! Eager to get funky before their Dick’s run, bassist Mike Gordon found his way over to Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom to check out what Dumpstaphunk was putting down.The Ivan Neville-led ensemble not only welcomed Gordo to the stage, but they backed him up on a great cover of Son Seals’ “Funky Bitch.” The song is a welcomed addition to any Phish setlist, and it sure got the crowd going in a Dumpstaphunk setlist as well!Watch Gordo and Dumpstaphunk jamming on the song below.
Read Full Story An additional feeding on human blood by a mosquito infected with Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria, can accelerate the development of the parasite and increase the potential for transmission to humans, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.The study authors said the findings indicate that the potential for malaria transmission is likely higher than previously thought given that female mosquitoes naturally feed multiple times during their lifespans. And if the potential for transmission is higher, that means eliminating the disease in high-burden areas across sub-Saharan Africa could be more difficult than previously estimated, according to the study.“We wanted to capture the fact that, in endemic regions, malaria-transmitting mosquitoes are feeding on blood roughly every 2-3 days,” co-lead author W. Robert Shaw said in a Dec. 31, 2020, press release from PLOS Pathogens, the journal that published the study. Shaw, a research scientist in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, added, “Our study shows that this natural behavior strongly promotes the transmission potential of malaria parasites, in previously unappreciated ways.”