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August 5, 2014
by Guest Post

Erstmals Sandmücke in Hessen entdeckt

Wissenschaftler des Senckenberg Forschungsinstituts, des LOEWE Biodiversität und Klima Forschungszentrums (BiK-F) und der Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt haben die erste in Hessen gefundene Sandmücken-Art identifiziert. Die Mücke ist ein potentieller Überträger der Krankheit Leishmaniose.  Der Fund ist der bisher nördlichste weltweit. … Continue reading

June 20, 2013
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Scientists Find Possible Solution to an Ancient Enigma

The widespread disappearance of stromatolites, the earliest visible manifestation of life on Earth, may have been driven by single-celled organisms called foraminifera. The findings, by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI); Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the University of Connecticut; … Continue reading

October 10, 2011
by Guest Post

Chagas Disease May Be A Threat in South Texas, Says Researcher

AUSTIN, Texas — Chagas disease, a tropical parasitic disease that can lead to life-threatening heart and digestive disorders, may be more widespread in Texas than previously thought, according to research from The University of Texas at Austin. “We’ve been studying … Continue reading

December 11, 2010
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Tiny Protozoa May Hold Key to World Water Safety

Right now, it looks a little like one of those plastic containers you might fill with gasoline when your car has run dry. But Scott Gallager is not headed to the nearest Mobil station. The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) … Continue reading

August 21, 2010
by Pravda

The Natural World of the Human Mouth

According to scientists, the number of species of microorganisms that permanently reside in the human oral cavity amounts to 200-500. Of those, only fifty are named and studied. They have various looks: balloons, ovoids, bacilli, those that look like corn … Continue reading