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Latest Mite Stories

2014-11-20 08:25:07

LONDON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acaricides are chemical substances (organic/inorganic) that are used to kill ticks and mites.

2014-10-31 23:11:12

Infested by poultry mites from baby chicks, Jane Ishka explores what is known about how these mites infest humans and, most importantly, how to get rid of them.

2014-09-29 08:24:42

WASHINGTON, Sept.

face it
2014-08-30 06:12:23

There are mites crawling all over your face right now, and it doesn’t matter what you do or how hard you wash or how much soap you use, you can’t get rid of them.

dust mite allergies
2014-07-26 03:00:43

If you’re allergic to dust mites (and chances are you are), help may be on the way. Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the body’s immune response.

Bloodsucking Parasite Threatens UK Honeybees
2014-06-27 03:23:24

Scientists have discovered how a bloodsucking parasite has transformed Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) into one of the biggest threats facing UK honeybees.

2014-06-08 23:02:13

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: Discover new ways to control the growth of dust mites and other airborne invaders –a constant battle for asthma and allergy sufferers.

2014-04-29 16:23:04

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever Congressional subcommittee hearing on pollinator health, held today, failed to include a robust science-based discussion

Cheetah Dethroned By Tiny Mite As World's Fastest Land Animal
2014-04-29 05:30:31

While the cheetah is generally recognized as the fastest land animal in the world, scientists have determined that there is one type of mite that actually outpaces the large feline – provided you use the right measurement.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".