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parasites

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Fend off parasites by washing your sheets this way

Got allergies? This may be your solution.

By January 11, 2016

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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By January 12, 2015

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Eeww: iPhone microscope spots parasitic worm eggs

An iPhone outfitted with a cheap ball lens showed 70 percent sensitivity in finding worm eggs.

By March 14, 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 January 8, 2014

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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 February 28, 2012

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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 December 1, 2009

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Wikia Search launches parasitic search bar

Clever but a little hinky: You can now rate Google results for including in Wikia Search.

By August 6, 2008

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Creditors begin a Thanksgiving feast with the ultimate parasite, SCO Group

SCO is being eaten alive. Finally.

By November 16, 2007

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FlipStart UMPC gets a parasitic camera

An interesting idea whose time has not yet come.

By September 26, 2007