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GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire -- Clongen Laboratories, celebrating its tenth anniversary, is a leading provider of diagnostic and contract research services.
In a case of rapid evolution, bacteria have been found to give whiteflies an edge over their uninfected peers.
Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have made an "unexpected" dual discovery that could open new avenues for treating Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, or "Ich", a devastating single-celled protozoan parasite that commonly attacks freshwater fish.
Money spiders infected with Rickettsia bacteria are less likely to 'balloon' â€“ that is, to use their silk as sails to catch gusts of wind and travel long distances.
By Jeremy Higgins, McAlester News-Capital, Okla. Jul. 4--Summertime means no school and lots of time for fun in the sun for most people. The summer months also bring out insects and other pests that could be hazardous to your health.
How do you study a pathogen that can't survive outside its host's cells? In a new study published in the open access journal PLoS Biology, Hiroyuki Ogata and colleagues show that sequencing and analyzing the genome of the bacteria Rickettsia felis provide valuable insights into the biology and behavior of this intracellular pathogen.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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