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2012-03-05 13:09:51

In nature, how do host species survive parasite attacks?

2009-05-29 14:38:00

--Hidden Enemies Lurk Among Us, Wednesday, July 1, at 9 PM (ET/PT)-- SILVER SPRING, Md., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all monsters are big. In fact, some of the most deadly organisms in the world are invisible to the human eye.

2005-08-26 19:23:42

Plasmodium falciparum, the most lethal malaria parasite, is a housebreaking villain of the red blood cell world. Like a burglar searching for a way in to his targeted premises, the parasite explores a variety of potential entry points to invade the red blood cells of its human victims. When a weak point is found, the intrusion proceeds.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.