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Image of the Day: Feather Mites
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 19, 2018
Researchers used scanning electron microscopy to peer at bugs on several hummingbird species.
Mining the Mite-ochondrial Genome
Tracy Vence | Dec 14, 2015
Phylogenetic analysis of DNA isolated from human hair follicle–dwelling mites shows that different lineages of the arthropods are associated with hosts with different regional ancestries.
Mites Remember Enemies, Fight Back
Dan Cossins | Oct 12, 2012
Mites that were attacked by rival species as juveniles attack the young of their former assailants more frequently when they reach adulthood.
Honey Bee Killer
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 11, 2012
A parasitic mite helps spread a deadly virus among honey bee colonies.
Mite Found on Ancient Spider
Tia Ghose | Nov 9, 2011
Using CT scanning, scientists were able to visualize a tiny mite hitching a ride on a 50-million-year old spider.