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2013-06-03 23:19:16

Groundbreaking developments expand range of safe applications designed to inhibit contact between mosquitoes and humans. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013

2013-05-20 23:15:02

Selexis’ co-founder and scientific advisory board member will present, “Engineering the CHO Genome for Improved Transgene Integration and Expression” Geneva,

2013-04-23 13:04:39

It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us.

Mosquito Eye Color Genetically Altered To Combat Disease Transmission
2013-03-22 08:39:41

Two Virginia Tech researchers successfully altered the eye color of a mosquito in an ongoing effort to develop genetic strategies with the specific goal to disrupt the transmission of disease such as malaria and dengue fever.

2013-03-16 23:02:52

Fleas and ticks are troublesome for pet owners.

2013-03-15 23:04:21

Nine months into his struggle with Lyme Disease, Seaver shares story publicly for the first time. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The Tick-Borne

New Public Health Challenge Created By Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases
2012-11-30 16:54:18

Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.