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Tiny Water Mites From South Korea And The Russian Far East
2013-05-15 13:59:25

Water mites of the family Torrenticolidae are tiny, heavily sclerotized and crawling water creatures presently known from all continents except Antarctica.

2013-04-02 23:00:29

Bayer CropScience issues research brief on honey bee health and the overwintering losses associated with Varroa mite RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Study Of Dust Mites Show That Reverse Evolution Is Genetically Possible
2013-03-09 10:01:35

By studying dust mites, two University of Michigan biologists claim to have found evidence that contradicts Dollo’s law – a long standing scientific belief claiming evolution is irreversible.

2012-12-15 05:02:24

Allergy Asthma Technology now provides allergy free blankets that ensure allergy sufferers will be able to lounge or sleep allergy-free. Chicago, IL (PRWEB)

2012-12-01 05:02:15

It's especially important for dog owners to monitor their pet during the winter months as they tend to be more scruffy and are more susceptible to mites and mange. (PRWEB)

Immunotherapy Can Help Relieve Dust Mite Allergies In Kids
2012-10-01 15:17:45

Three years of allergy shots - or immunotherapy - may be enough to control allergic asthma, according to research published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Dying Bees Fight Back With Resistance Genes
2012-09-28 14:02:39

As the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) continues to plague North American honey bees, apiologists have been scrambling to find both the cause and the cure for the disappearance of millions of insects.

2012-08-30 10:40:21

Scientists are closer to establishing a definitive bacterial cause for the skin condition rosacea.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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