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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. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netia today announced it has chosen the E6000(TM) Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) to ensure its subscribers receive the optimal broadband experience. Netia will work with VECTOR, a Value Added Reseller for ARRIS, to deploy the ARRIS E6000 CER in the interest of delivering immediate...

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. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multimedia Polska Group has today announced the E6000(TM) Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) will spearhead the company's drive to upgrade its channel density and readiness for deploying converged services. This deployment, in conjunction with ARRIS value added reseller VECTOR,...

2014-07-01 15:20:23

ESA 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. Now, after a 13-year study was conducted, researchers in Connecticut have found that reduced deer populations can indeed lead to a reduction in Lyme disease cases. The results of their study are published in the Journal of Medical...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 malaria parasite can be propagated only by mosquito. The flying insect ingests the parasite via infected blood, leading to the following generation developing within...

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 announced today that Agenor Mafra-Neto's ground breaking research on the development of a human-scented Trojan cow technology has been awarded a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations grant. Dr. Mafra-Neto's team is developing an inexpensive, long lasting, 'cologne'...

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 fund a collaboration with Transgene, a French biopharmaceutical company developing innovative immunotherapies for oncology and infectious diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090921/NE79207LOGO-b The collaboration between NEB and Transgene involves an innovative approach to enzymatically...

2014-04-24 12:29:16

ALBANY, New York, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Transfection Technology Market (Reagent-based method, Instrument-based method and Virus-based method) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global transfection technology market was valued at USD 386.4 million in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 768.2 million in 2019growing at a CAGR of...

2014-04-24 04:21:17

What We All Need to Do: DIY Tips Revealed by Mosquito Squad to Protect from Ticks and Mosquitoes RICHMOND, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyme disease doesn't discriminate. While singer Debbie Gibson is the latest noteworthy individual to announce her fight with the illness, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, actor Alec Baldwin and President George W. Bush have all been given the Lyme disease diagnosis. Some say conditions are ripe for an increase in infected ticks and Lyme Disease this...

2014-04-10 08:30:50

CAMPINAS, Brazil, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A project taking place in Jacobina, Bahia has again shown the effectiveness of the Oxitec OX513A mosquito in reducing the dengue mosquito population. Led by the social organisation Moscamed, the project showed that releases of the genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes (OX513A) reduced by 79% the wild dengue mosquito population after six months. The results obtained in the neighbourhood of Pedra Branca protected...

Chikungunya Poised To Become Epidemic In The Americas
2014-04-08 14:10:31

American Society for Microbiology A team of French and Brazilian researchers warn that chikungunya virus is poised to invade, and become epidemic in the Americas according to research published ahead of print in the Journal of Virology. The risk of a "catastrophic" epidemic in the Americas is boosted by the FIFA World Cup, to be held in Brazil next month, what with people coming in from near and from far, says corresponding author Ricardo Lourenco-de-Oliveira of the Instituto Oswaldo...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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