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The Secret to Fighting Parasitic Diseases

Adult deer tick (Ixodes scapularis)Image from Wikimedia Commons Who knew that two parasites are better than just one? In east and central Africa the spread of East Coast fever, a disease of cattle caused by the protozoan parasite Theileria parva, … Keep Reading


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Mitochondrial Mutations: Does the Age of a Pregnant Mother Really Affect the Baby’s Genetic Mutations?

Today in the United States, health is one of the biggest concerns upon Americans. When it comes to the birth of a mother’s baby, families hope and pray that the newest member to the family is healthy. It was discovered … Keep Reading


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