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2011-12-03 16:00:00

"The Doctors" recently featured Allergy Armor Ultra bedding as an effective way to combat dust mite, pollen and dander allergies.

Study Finds Purifier Can Help Asthmatics
2011-11-25 05:58:06

A new air purification machine that cleans the air while asthma sufferers sleep reportedly can drastically reduce the symptoms they experience during the course of a day.

Image 1 - Researchers Reveal Spider Mite's Secrets
2011-11-24 04:48:50

A University of Utah biologist and an international research team decoded the genetic blueprint of the two-spotted spider mite, raising hope for new ways to attack the major pest, which resists pesticides and destroys crops and ornamental plants worldwide.

Image 1 - Prehistoric Mite Caught Hitching A Ride On A Spider
2011-11-09 05:34:27

Scientists have produced amazing three-dimensional images of a prehistoric mite as it hitched a ride on the back of a 50 million-year-old spider.

2011-08-24 18:41:05

Wheezy toddlers who have a sensitivity to house dust mites are more at risk of developing asthma by the age of 12.

2011-06-21 14:58:00

BRAINTREE, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dust mites are microscopic creatures that live in mattresses and upholstery and the unprepared home or apartment can be the host to millions of them, causing red and itchy eyes, difficulty breathing, sneezing and congestion. Your first step in dust mite control is to keep your home cool and at a humidity level below 50%.

2011-04-08 15:35:25

With the Easter holiday season coming up soon, egg consumption is expected to rise temporarily.

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2011-03-01 09:58:42

In the mating game, some female mites are mightier than their mates, new research at the University of Michigan and the Russian Academy of Sciences suggests.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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