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. The method also ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Ecology
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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.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Ecology
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Biodiversity loss: Detrimental to your health

( -- 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 between biodiversity and ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Ecology
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