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2014-08-21 23:13:53

The summer season is upon us and it is more important than ever to have a properly running AC system to stay cool.

2013-08-14 23:02:18

A novel study featured in The Journal of Parasitology compared two lakes in the Adirondacks that are only 2.5 kilometers apart.


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Heterophyes heterophyes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Heterophyes heterophyes is a parasitic fluke that can infect humans that is classified within the Trematoda class. Its range is large and includes China, North Africa, Korea, Japan, Asia Minor, the Philippines, and Taiwan. Adults reach an average size between .03 inches and .06 inches. Its body is covered with scales, occurring in higher numbers near the front end, which holds an oral sucker. There is an acetabulum located near the middle of its body and two testes on the back end. The female...

Beef Tapeworm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The beef tapeworm (Taenia saginata or Taeniarhynchus saginata) is a species of tapeworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can affect both cattle and humans, and causes the disease taeniasis in humans. It can be found in many areas that have a beef market including Africa, the Philippines, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, although it is not abundant in this area. It does occur in the United States, but it is not common due to high sanitation standards. The beef...

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