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Lyme Disease May Have Been Around Long Before Humans: Study
2014-05-29 14:55:16

Thanks to new discoveries of ticks trapped in amber, the researchers have found that B. burgdorferi has called Earth home for some 15 million years, far pre-dating human existence on the planet.

2014-05-20 08:33:00

First Chewable Tablet for Dogs Effective for 12 Weeks* Against Fleas and Ticks SUMMIT, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United

2013-07-23 11:27:37

Scientists have for the first time traced a novel virus that infected two men from northwestern Missouri in 2009 to populations of ticks in the region, providing confirmation that lone star ticks are carrying the recently discovered virus and humans in the area are likely at risk of infection.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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