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Sleeping sickness is transmitted by the bite of the tsetse fly. If left untreated, it can damage the nervous system, leading to coma, organ failure and death...The research team was able to uncover key components of the parasites' messaging system.
I grew up catching snakes and looking at Andy Warhol books,' he said. As I developed as an artist, I became interested in how flies spread disease and how that could be used to create art. I knew that the disease spread through their digestive system,
Several bites into her chicken teriyaki Wednesday, junior Ereyana Silveira found an unpleasant surprise: a small, ridged insect nestled in her brown rice. It blended in, the New Bedford High School student said, describing it as off-white and nasty...
Comments The study that will establish the efficacy of using maggots to clean wounds in three months Maggots could therefore emerge as one of the most effective method of removing dead tissue from the wounds The method cannot be used on wounds that
Releasing tsetse flies that carry genetically modified bacteria resistant to the parasite that causes sleeping sickness could eliminate the disease in Africa under certain conditions, a modelling study has shown...Researchers have been considering
The gambiense strain of the trypanosoma parasite is resistant to proteins the immune system produces to fight the infection. Belgian researchers have developed a mutant version of the protein, which early tests show can kill a wide range of
Lucky Gattellari has admitted taking part in a war of texts with Ron Medich's estranged wife. In nerd heaven, Kevin Rudd has donned a white coat to warn that Tony Abbott is a threat to science. A MAN is banned from owning pets after his small dog was
How scientists are using maggots to help solve murders Police are turning to forensic entomologists to gain vital evidence in the fight against crime A Fukushima fisherman's tale Radioactive water from the Daiichi plant is flowing into the ocean at a
7 August 2013 1 View comments Fly-ting crime: The forensic examination of flies and maggots is helping police solve up to 60 murders a year It is a crime solving technique with which fans of the TV series CSI will be familiar. But the forensic
17 Click to rate Rating 34 Excellent! Aphrodita ltd , Sandbanks, United Kingdom, 31/7/2013 20:17 As an Angler I breed my own maggots all the time much to my partners disgust but I don't eat em - mick , wigan, 31/7/2013 20:16 Click to rate