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2014-07-17 16:18:03

State-of-the-art military hardware could soon fight malaria, one of the most deadly diseases on the planet.

2014-07-11 23:01:19

One of 19 selected across the country to represent an MLS team, Chip Huber, dean of engagement at CU, vies for the Grand Prize of $10,000 for Night of Nets. Grand

2014-06-05 23:07:26

Company is developing product to rapidly detect and prevent parasites from infiltrating public water supplies. Fayetteville, Ark.

Lyme disease tick
2014-05-18 03:00:18

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Do you know where the ticks are? Find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during "picnic season" - a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks.

Lethal Parasite Emerged From Pond Scum
2014-05-12 03:42:06

A genomic investigation by University of British Columbia researchers has revealed that a lethal parasite infecting a wide range of insects actually originated from pond scum, but has completely shed its green past on its evolutionary journey.

2014-05-07 12:28:05

ALBANY, New York, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Global Industry

2014-04-18 12:06:02

Malaria-related complications remain a major cause of death for children in many parts of the world.

Malaria maps Show 57 Percent Of Africans Still Live In Very High-risk Areas Despite Control Efforts
2014-02-20 11:11:42

Forty African countries showed reductions in malaria transmission between 2000-2010, but despite this progress, more than half (57 per cent) of the population in countries endemic for malaria continue to live in areas of moderate to intense transmission, with infection rates over 10 per cent.

Infectious Form Of Cat Parasite Found In Western Arctic Beluga
2014-02-14 11:36:06

University of British Columbia scientists have found for the first time an infectious form of the cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic Beluga, prompting a health advisory to the Inuit people who eat whale meat.

2014-01-29 11:08:56

A school-based intermittent screening and treatment program for malaria in rural coastal Kenya had no benefits on the health and education of school children.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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