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Deforestation Tied to Changes in Disease Dynamics
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 29, 2019
Numerous studies link habitat destruction to malaria and other vector-borne diseases, but the relationship isn’t always clear.
Cities Can Serve as Cauldrons of Evolution
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2019
From changes in gene flow to adaptation, the effects of urbanization are shaping the evolutionary trajectories of plants and animals.
Predicting Future Zoonotic Disease Outbreaks
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2018
A step-by-step study of diseases that jump species gives subtle clues about future epidemics.
How Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Traverse Blood Vessels
Ben Andrew Henry | Aug 29, 2016
move around the body by clinging to the inside of blood vessels with “catch bonds.”
Do Microbes Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease?
Jill U. Adams | Sep 1, 2017
The once fringe idea is gaining traction among the scientific community.
Another Lyme Disease–Causing Bacterium Found
Tracy Vence | Feb 9, 2016
Scientists discover another species of
in the U.S.
TS Picks: October 13, 2016
Tracy Vence | Oct 13, 2016
Forgotten bacterium; talc and cancer risk; innocuous mutations
New Lyme Disease Test Developed by Summer Student
Jenny Rood | Aug 1, 2016
The high schooler was studying cancer biomarkers in a George Mason University lab when her familial experiences with Lyme disease sparked an idea.
Image of the Day: Relapsing Invader
Staff | Apr 29, 2014
, one of the bacterial species that causes relapsing fever, among red blood cells
Detecting Lyme Early
Jef Akst | Feb 12, 2016
Two new methods could help researchers to diagnose Lyme disease earlier than with existing tests.
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