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2014-11-11 23:01:49

Yesterday the nation was shocked when a deer almost fell victim to human negligence after spending six days with a plastic Halloween pumpkin stuck on its head.

2014-08-04 23:07:27

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2014-07-01 15:20:23

Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether reducing the number of deer in a given area would also mean fewer cases of Lyme disease.

2014-06-26 23:13:02

The hidden, unseen danger on the battlefield will show up as twice as many black-legged ticks that are being detected along the eastern United States.

2014-05-06 23:04:34

This spring, hospitals around the globe are reporting rising numbers of Lyme disease infections.

2014-05-01 23:11:48

It’s “business as usual for tick season,” CT health official tells Lyme Research Alliance.

2014-04-24 04:21:17

What We All Need to Do: DIY Tips Revealed by Mosquito Squad to Protect from Ticks and Mosquitoes RICHMOND, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyme disease doesn't discriminate.

2013-11-14 23:02:48

Lyme Research Alliance says adult stage ticks can be active even in cold weather, so don’t be caught off-guard. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

Is That A Tick Up Your Nose?
2013-10-02 05:00:38

Most people would not view having a tick up their nose as a good thing, but University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine professor of pathobiological sciences Tony Goldberg viewed it as an opportunity.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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