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Barber Pole Worm Genome Provides Essential Platform To Understand Drug Resistance In Worms
2013-08-28 12:59:38

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Researchers have identified five enzymes that are essential to the survival of a parasitic worm that infects livestock worldwide and is a great threat to global food security. Two of these proteins are already being studied as potential drug targets against other pathogens. The team sequenced the genome of Haemonchus contortus, or the barber pole worm, a well-studied parasitic worm that resides in the gut of sheep and other livestock globally. This genome...

2013-08-27 23:23:41

Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advisory platform, receives a lot of complaints due to consumers’ lack of protective efforts pending antivirus and anti-malware software. In our tech savvy society, this software is what can make the difference between safety and being unprotected against cyber scams such as identity theft. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advisory platform, receives a lot of complaints due to consumers’...

2013-08-21 23:02:09

In article titled “Blaster worm: Lessons learned a decade later,” Turner reflects on how the virus that affected more than 2 million computers has shaped infosec today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 IntegriCell today announced that CEO Aaron Turner has again been featured in a CSOonline.com article titled “Blaster worm: Lessons learned a decade later.” Turner who was on the Microsoft team in 2003 that battled the Blaster worm, reflects on the pain and sleepless nights...

2013-05-06 23:18:18

The worldwide average of infected PCs is 31%; U.S. falls below average with almost 28% of computers infected nationwide. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 PandaLabs, Panda Security´s anti-malware laboratory, today published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2013. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, more than six and a half million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly prevalent malware...

2013-04-10 23:18:47

The California-based firm, Fixnow has served thousands of clients since its establishment in the year 2000. The remotely supervised computer repair service offered by the technicians is now admired throughout the industry for its effectiveness. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 11, 2013 FixNow, a leading computer repair and tech support service, has announced their new virus removal services that get rids of a virus in a matter of few minutes. Company´s remote tech support tool installed in PC...

Tiny Worm May Be Earliest Human Progenitor
2013-03-28 07:36:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A little worm, the Xenoturbella bocki, is causing a lot of contention amongst scientists debating whether it truly was the ancestor of mankind.  A new study involving the University of Gothenburg and the Gothenburg Natural History Museum indicates that the worm is indeed mankind's progenitor. Xenoturbella bocki is a one-centimeter-long worm built on a simple body plan that lacks a brain, sexual organs and other vital organs. It...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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