Latest Vector Stories
Researchers have discovered a surprising diversity of malaria parasites in West African bats as well as new evidence of evolutionary jumps to rodent hosts.
Groundbreaking developments expand range of safe applications designed to inhibit contact between mosquitoes and humans. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013
Selexis’ co-founder and scientific advisory board member will present, “Engineering the CHO Genome for Improved Transgene Integration and Expression” Geneva,
It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us.
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.
Fleas and ticks are troublesome for pet owners.
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
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.