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2012-05-22 03:00:29

Increases in the diversity of parasites that attack amphibians cause a decrease in the infection success rate of virulent parasites, including one that causes malformed limbs and premature death.

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2010-09-16 11:47:54

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered a caste of genetically identical "warrior worms" –– members of a parasitic fluke species that invades the California horn snail.

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2009-07-23 11:35:00

The coevolutionary struggle between a New Zealand snail and its worm parasite makes sex advantageous for the snail, whose females favor asexual reproduction in the absence of parasites

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2007-09-24 21:30:45

The growing number of deformed frogs in recent years is caused at least partly by runoff from farming and ranching, new research indicates.

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2006-07-14 07:15:00

Scientists have discovered that parasites are surprisingly important in food webs. Food webs trace the flow of energy through an ecosystem.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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