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Body lice are tiny parasites (Pediculus humanus corporis) that spread through close contact with other people. There are three types of lice: Body lice Head lice Pubic lice This ar...
Pubic lice are small, six-legged creatures that infect the pubic hair area and lay eggs. These lice can also be found in armpit hair and eyebrows. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Pubic lice ...
An infestation of speck-sized Varroa destructor mites can wipe out an entire colony of honey bees in 2-3 years if left untreated. Pesticides help beekeepers rid their hives of these parasitic arthropo...
(Pensoft Publishers) During an extensive sampling of the water mite fauna across the Atlantic rainforests of Brazil, a new mite genus has been proposed and diagnosed. The research also led to the disc...
If there were an international smelling bee, a deadly mite would be a favorite to win.
(Pensoft Publishers) Three new eriophyoid mite species all coming from different genera were found in Xinjiang, China by a research team led by Dr. Ji-Wei Li. One of the new species is the first repre...
During learning, cells in the crow brain acquire discharge patterns that associate pictures with their meaning.
(HealthDay)—Head lice infestation could cause iron deficiency anemia in the absence of any other cause, according to a case report published online Nov. 5 in BMJ Case Reports.
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has suspended imports of U.S. chicken citing a bird flu epidemic ravaging the U.S. poultry industry, U.S. traders told Reuters on Tuesday. A letter e-mailed to th...
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This study longitudinally investigated the association between Triatoma dimidiata infestation, triatomine infection with Trypanosoma cruzi and household/backyard environmental characteristics in 101 h...
The authors captured bighorn sheep ( Ovis canadensis ) comprising a small population in the San Bernardino Mountains of California and evaluated the degree of infestation by mites of the genus Psoropt...
Disgust, an emotion motivating withdrawal from offensive stimuli, protects us from the risk of biological pathogens and sociomoral violations. Homogeneity of its two types, namely, core and moral disg...
Feather pecking and high mortality levels are significant welfare problems in non-cage housing systems for laying hens. The aim of this study was to identify husbandry-related risk factors for feather...
Understanding disturbance interactions and their ecological consequences remains a major challenge for research on the response of forests to a changing climate. When, where, and how one disturbance m...