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A British biotech firm is planning a unique experiment designed to help combat a pair of painful viral diseases, but residents of the Florida Keys are not exactly welcoming their efforts.
New Partnership Unifies Sports Fans to Send Nets and Help Save Lives Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 20, 2015 Today, the United Nations Foundation’s
KIGALI, Rwanda, Jan.
All-American Pest Control, a Nashville based pest control company, saw a rise in mosquito services in the past year. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 07, 2015
An article in the current issue of The Journal of Parasitology looks at why parasites now appear nearly
Larger protected territories and turnkey systems fuel expansion throughout the U.S. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Upon completion of its first
"The Squad" Only Mosquito Control Company Named to Prestigious List RICHMOND, Va., Dec.
Malaria parasites invade human red blood cells, they then disrupt them and infect others.
Report projects record number of life-saving bednets will be delivered to sub-Saharan Africa this year Washington, D.C.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University's School of Engineering are developing a new, simple diagnostic test for malaria-affected regions.
The mosquito is a member of the family Culicidae. These insects have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a slender body, and long legs. Only the females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Size varies but is rarely greater than 0.6 inch (15 mm). Mosquitoes weigh only about 0.03 to 0.04 grain (2 to 2.5 mg). They can fly at about 0.9 to 1.6 mph (1.5 to 2.5 km/h) and most species are nocturnal. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved 170 million years ago during...
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