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Fungus kills ticks

Ticks may be facing a dangerous fate. In the TICLESS project, Bioforsk, the Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, is hoping to determine whether fungus can kill ticks in sheep pastures. This would ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Tick by tick

When University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers set out to study Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, they faced a daunting challenge.

dateAug 19, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Rover robot kills the ticks

The day may not be too far away when homeowners can schedule monthly tick clearing service, drastically reducing the risk of tick-borne illness in their pets and children.

dateJul 24, 2013 in Robotics
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Ticking along

It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us. Unfortunately, this also means the start of the tick season, both for humans and for their pets. But when exactly is the risk of dogs' picking ...

dateApr 23, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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