Latest Barry Pittendrigh Stories
A new study seeks to determine how one parasitic species can give rise to two drastically different outcomes in its host: The human body louse (Pediculus humanus) can transmit dangerous bacterial infections to humans, while the human head louse (also Pediculus humanus) does not.
A new study in fruit flies offers a broad view of the potent and sometimes devastating molecular events that occur throughout the body as a result of methamphetamine exposure.
A farmer in Niger learns how to protect his crops from insects.
A multi-institutional team reports that it has sequenced the body louse genome, an achievement that will yield new insights into louse â€“ and human â€“ biology and evolution.
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