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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.

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.

Frozen In Time: Oldest Insects Found Encased In Amber
2012-08-28 09:24:54

Three tiny ancient insects have been found trapped in amber. These well-preserved specimens are encased in what is likely Earth's oldest bug trap.

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.

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.

2009-01-16 14:05:38

The Science Museum in London says it has unearthed several of the world's first science films, including the revolutionary film Cheese Mites. The museum said Mites, a one-minute film that was first to offer a microscopic view of life, is part of a new exhibit entitled Films of Fact, The Daily Telegraph


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  • To give a box on the ear to.
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