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2012-04-02 11:08:30

When battling a deadly parasite epidemic, less resistance can sometimes be better than more, a new study suggests.

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2012-03-30 13:23:23

When it comes to battling a deadly parasite epidemic, it may be better not to fight it. A new study of freshwater zooplankton suggests less is more when it comes to evolving against a parasitic epidemic.

2011-01-03 14:10:11

With the current outbreak of the flu season in Israel, hospitals are reporting overcrowding, and doctors are advising people who have not yet been vaccinated against flu to get their shots.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.