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2010-10-22 13:40:17

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have found that the major malaria-transmitting mosquito species, Anopheles gambiae, is evolving into two separate species with different traits, a development that could both complicate malaria control efforts and potentially require new disease prevention methods.

2010-09-30 19:48:02

Therapeutic lentiviral vectors are emerging as vital tools for molecular medicine as evidenced by the growing number of clinical trials using these vector systems.

2010-09-09 01:59:00

NORRKOPING, Sweden, September 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dreampark's Front-End Approach Allows Operators to Deploy a Cutting Edge User Interface Without a Complicated and Costly Change out of Entire TV Infrastructure Dreampark, the leading provider of middleware for any platform - cable, terrestrial or IPTV - in the European market, today announced it has provided a front-end middleware solution to Maxisat, Finland.

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2010-08-22 09:07:51

Health officials said Friday that India is fighting off record levels of malaria infection in Mumbai.

2010-08-04 14:40:05

A global commitment to malaria eradication must also involve a long-term commitment to vector ecology.

2010-07-27 13:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Several cases of dengue fever, a potentially fatal viral disease transmitted by the bite of urban dwelling Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, have recently been reported in the continental United States.

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2010-07-21 11:50:00

Research on the population of black-legged ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease from host animals to humans, reinforces that it is important to take preventative measures when spending time outdoors.

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2010-07-17 06:50:00

Scientists at the University of Arizona have achieved a breakthrough in the fight against malaria: a mosquito that can no longer give the disease to humans.

2010-07-12 13:43:19

Chagas disease, for example, is caused by a parasite that roams with only limited control among the rural poor in Latin America.

2010-07-06 09:00:00

SUWANEE, Ga., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that it and European Broadband equipment supplier VECTOR have signed an Agreement of Cooperation to jointly market their Access and Transport product portfolios to offer European cable operators a one-stop source for their HFC and fibre infrastructure needs.


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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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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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