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Bed Bugs Can Transmit Deadly Parasite That Causes Chagas Disease
2014-11-19 03:50:24

A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated that bed bugs, like the triatomines, can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease, one of the most prevalent and deadly diseases in the Americas.

2014-10-21 04:23:24

RUEIL MALMAISON, France, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2014 Broadband World Forum, Sagemcom launches and demonstrates the first ultra-high speed G.fast broadband

2014-10-16 23:14:44

Vector Data Announces the Vault 2552 NEBS Level 3 and ETSI Certified Unified SAN & NAS Storage Device Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Vector

2014-08-11 04:21:33

Implementation of ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router will deliver high-speed broadband and TV services to Netia's subscribers in Poland WARSAW, Poland, Aug.

2014-08-04 04:22:04

ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router chosen to deliver new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture. WARSAW, Poland, Aug.

2014-07-01 15:20:23

Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether reducing the number of deer in a given area would also mean fewer cases of Lyme disease.

Mosquitoes Found To Have An Aromatic Attraction To Malaria Hosts
2014-07-01 10:22:26

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that the parasite responsible for Malaria alters the scent of its mammalian host, causing it to become more attractive to the mosquitoes that spread the disease from host to host.

2014-06-25 12:30:29

"Trojan cows": Agenor Mafra-Neto of ISCA Technologies develops human-scented cow cologne to fight malaria mosquitoes RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ISCA Technologies

2014-04-28 16:29:03

IPSWICH, Mass., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Biolabs (NEB(®)) announces that it has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) to


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2008-08-06 17:58:39

The Deer Fly (Chrysops spp.), also known as the "yellow fly", is a fly of the family Tabanidae that can be a pest to cattle, horses, and humans. It is often found in damp environments, such as wetlands or forests. It lays clusters of shiny black eggs on the leaves of small plants by water. The aquatic larvae feed on small insects and pupate in the mud at the edge of the water. The Deer Fly is often considered a horse-fly. A distinguishing characteristic is its patterned gold or green eyes....

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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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