News tagged with lyme disease

Monitoring killer mice from space

The risk of deadly hantavirus outbreaks in people can be predicted months ahead of time by using satellite images to monitor surges in vegetation that boost mouse populations, a University of Utah study says. ...

Feb 15, 2011 not rated yet 0

Natural tick control tested

Nootkatone, a component of essential oil in grapefruit peels and other sources, is used in many food, beverage and personal-care products because of its clean, citrusy taste and smell.

Jan 13, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Biodiversity loss: Detrimental to your health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plant and animal extinctions are detrimental to your health. That's the conclusion of a paper published in this week's issue of the journal Nature by scientists who studied the link betwee ...

Dec 01, 2010 4.8 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Tracking Ticks via Satellite

Finding a tick usually involves a squeamish self-examination - carefully rubbing fingertips through the scalp, meticulously scanning the body, and groaning "eyeww" if a little bloodsucker is discovered.

May 31, 2010 not rated yet 0