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2014-06-30 23:13:23

ISLA® program recognizes industry workforce improvements of leaders and professionals from Central, North, and South America. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced it is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA) Program. To nominate...

2014-01-30 23:23:36

Global team of security professionals elected to lead governing body for the world’s largest cyber security membership. Clearwater, Fla., U.S.A. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with nearly 100,000 members, today announced the newly elected officers for its Board of Directors. The 13-member Board provides governance and oversight for the...

2013-05-20 23:18:04

ISLA® Program Recognizes Industry Workforce Improvements of Leaders and Professionals from Central, North, and South America Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world´s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced it is now accepting nominations for its third annual Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA) Program. To nominate an information security professional,...

2012-02-29 10:42:48

Some disease-causing parasites are known to favor one sex over the other in their host species, and such differences between the sexes have generally been attributed to differences in immune responses or behavior. But in a new article, published February 28 in the magazine section of the online, open-access journal PLoS Biology, David Duneau from Cornell University and Dieter Ebert from the University of Basel now propose that all sorts of characteristics that differ between the sexes of the...

2010-12-13 14:54:23

Research presented at American Society of Cell Biology's 50th annual meeting in Philadelphia Long considered a freewheeling loner, the Trypanosoma brucei parasite responsible for African sleeping sickness has revealed a totally unexpected social side, opening a potential chink in the behavioral armor of this and other supposedly solitary human parasites, according to research presented at the American Society for Cell Biology's 50th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. "The concept of bacteria...

2010-12-03 12:36:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolyn Zegeer, Television Host, Model, Writer, Producer and Attorney is votes away from achieving the next milestone in her career . . . Paradise Hunter. Carolyn is best known for her chameleon-like brand where she blends television hosting and modeling, with the practice of law. However, the driving force behind this legally blonde powerhouse is her commitment toward giving back through charities and international education. Carolyn Z,...

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2009-05-26 13:12:24

New findings by researchers UT Southwestern Medical Center are accelerating efforts to eradicate worm infections that afflict a third of the world's population. The new findings, available online and in an upcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrate that a biochemical system that controls development and reproduction of Caenorhabditis elegans, a common research worm, also provides the same function in several parasitic nematodes, including hookworm. In...

2009-04-28 10:11:29

Trichina worms (Trichinella spp.) are roundworms that can invade a wide range of animals and man. People are most often infected through eating trichina-containing pork. For her doctorate, Rebecca Davidson investigated the incidence of trichina in red foxes in Norway. Her findings show that red foxes throughout Norway are liable to become infected, but that the parasite is most common in southern and especially south-eastern areas. The most frequently-found Trichinella species in the red fox,...


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Trichinella spiralis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Trichinella spiralis, sometimes known as the pork worm, is a parasite within the Nematoda class. It can be found in pigs, rats, humans, and bears. This worm causes trichinosis in humans, most often from consuming undercooked pork. This species is the smallest within its class, reaching an average body length of .16 centimeters. Females are twice as large as males, displaying a sexual dimorphism. The reproductive organs of females are unique to the species in that the front end holds developed...

Moniliformis moniliformis
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Moniliformis moniliformis is a species of acanthocephalan parasite that can infect humans, though it rarely does. Human infections have been reported in the United States, Iran, Iraq, and Nigeria. It has been found in rats all over the world, and usually is found in cats, dogs and, in Poland, red foxes. Intermediate hosts are usually beetles and cockroaches. This parasite, like other acanthocephalans, does not have a digestive tract. It absorbs nutrients through the tegument (external...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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