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DNA barcoding of mosquito species deployed in bid to end elephantiasis

... Officials are identifying communities where LF is endemic and treating people at risk with annual doses of a combination drug therapy (albendazole / dec or albendazole / ivermectin, freely donated by Merck and Co. and GSK respectively). The drug reduces the density of worm larvae in humans. This LF...

Male dinosaurs may have been prehistoric babysitters, study shows

... COLLEGE STATION, dec 18, 2008 Those ferocious Hollywood meat-eating dinosaurs you're used to seeing in the movies very possibly had a much softer side: the males might ev...

New genes present drug targets for managing cholesterol and glucose levels

...gets and some of them could help explain conditions that have been a mystery. Nature Genetics will publish two papers explaining the findings online dec 7, in advance of the January print edition. The 12 new genes relate to cholesterol and glucose levels, but several point to somewhat surprising li...

Cornell researchers find serious fish virus in Northeast for first time

...collect as much information and as fast as possible so we can to notify the dec so they can make management decisions." Cornell's role is to diagnose a...issue sample. Although no management decisions have yet been made, the dec could recommend that boaters clean their boats before traveling from one bo...

Fish virus in Northeast spreading to other fish species

... practices designed to limit the spread of the virus will be put in place," said Groocock. Although no management decisions have yet been made, the dec could recommend that boaters clean their boats before traveling from one body of water to another and not dump bait minnows into open water after a da...

Why are coyotes getting more aggressive?

...mental Conservation (DEC). Additional funding from dec through an existing study with Dan Decker, directo...leaving animals out at night," says Curtis. The dec estimates that 20,000-30,000 coyotes make the Empi...cheller, a supervising wildlife biologist with the dec Bureau of Wildlife, and Curtis' primary...
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