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parasites

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At last, Google has some parasites

Canadian car rental company AutoShare and indie band the Editors both find inspired ways to use Street View to advertise themselves.

By Dec. 1, 2009

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Oarfish necropsy: Washed-up sea serpents reveal secrets

Researchers dissect an 18-foot-long oarfish and discover some more unusual creatures on the inside.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Researchers bypass blood work, favoring lasers to detect malaria

Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?

A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Lodsys drops patent lawsuit after Kaspersky Lab refuses to settle

Security software maker says it paid nothing and there were no settlement agreement with the patent assertion entity, commonly known as a patent troll.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Military robot deploys CO2 to lure ticks to their doom

This rover could patrol your yard, coaxing ticks onto fabric laced with insecticide. Early tests have shown it's very effective.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Lab on a chip puts the pressure on a parasite

A simple device could help researchers better observe how well different compounds fight the increasingly drug-resistant malaria parasite.

By Feb. 28, 2012