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2015-04-21 16:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, blacklegged (deer) ticks have now been observed in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, according to researchers at

parasite shrimp cannibals
2015-03-18 18:45:11

Researchers at the University of Leeds, Queen's University Belfast and Stellenbosch University in South Africa looked at cannibalism among freshwater shrimp in Northern Ireland. They found a tiny parasite, Pleistophora mulleri, not only significantly increased cannibalism among the indigenous shrimp Gammarus duebeni celticus but made infected shrimp more voracious, taking much less time to consume their victims.

Nanotechnology Against Malaria Parasites Could Lead To Treatment, Vaccination Strategies
2014-12-11 03:47:34

Malaria parasites invade human red blood cells, they then disrupt them and infect others.

2014-12-09 23:01:09

Report projects record number of life-saving bednets will be delivered to sub-Saharan Africa this year Washington, D.C.

2014-11-14 08:29:02

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2014-11-12 08:31:32

Campaign Secures 3 Million Life-Saving Malaria Treatments in Advance of Three Year Goal Using Tech Tools to Mobilize Global Public NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-01 08:20:42

DALLAS, November 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds Gonorrhea and Toxoplasmosis market research reports on Pipeline Review, H2 2014 to its store.

2014-09-11 23:07:53

Neptune Benson’s ETS Ultraviolet Disinfection systems protect the City of Berea, Ohio drinking water to ensure elimination of chlorine tolerant organisms Coventry,

2014-08-07 15:34:58

Preventative treatment with a monthly dose of a newer antimalarial drug can reduce the risk of malarial infection among young children.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]