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The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a noted zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The fairness of the proposed acquisition of Saba Software, Inc.
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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.
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
Vector Data Announces the Vault 2552 NEBS Level 3 and ETSI Certified Unified SAN & NAS Storage Device Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Vector
Implementation of ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router will deliver high-speed broadband and TV services to Netia's subscribers in Poland WARSAW, Poland, Aug.
ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router chosen to deliver new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture. WARSAW, Poland, Aug.
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.
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.
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....
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.