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2011-02-11 08:25:00

A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasite’s ability to harm humans.

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2010-07-18 07:38:58

A parasite estimated to afflict as many as 12 million people worldwide relies on a family of genes that should make it vulnerable to compounds developed to treat cancer and other disorders.

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2009-04-10 08:16:07

For years, microbiologist Stephen Beverley, Ph.D., has tried to get the disease-causing parasite Leishmania in the mood for love.


Word of the Day
typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.