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2014-12-05 19:08:14

Researchers at Vanderbilt University's School of Engineering are developing a new, simple diagnostic test for malaria-affected regions.

2014-12-05 16:23:52

An international research collaborative led by St.

2014-12-03 23:02:35

Sophisticated lung imaging can reveal whether or not a treatment drug is able to clear tuberculosis (TB) lung infection in human and macaque parallel studies, according to University of Pittsburgh

2014-12-02 23:02:33

Golden State Warriors Guard Will “Gift a Net” with Nothing But Nets Campaign to Protect Families in Africa from Malaria. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 02,

2014-11-30 20:21:12

GENEVA, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Licence will support the work of the recently launched Paediatric HIV Treatment Initiative (PHTI) to Develop Better Adapted

2014-11-20 00:22:04

African-led Group of Clinicians, Blood Banks and Social Science Experts, in Collaboration with U.S.-based Clinical RM and United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Work

2014-11-18 23:03:14

Insect Shield®, known for their bug repellent apparel/gear technology, is launching a holiday "Super Hero" Blanket campaign to help protect at-risk children from insects that can

2014-11-14 08:29:02

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

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2014-11-14 05:43:44

Disease-spreading female mosquitoes weren’t always reliant upon human blood in order to nourish their eggs – a genetic tweak caused them to be more sensitive to the smell of people.


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2005-08-25 10:14:14

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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.