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Now, new research on the genetic instruction book of this rare plant reveals the lengths to which it has gone to become a specialized parasite.
Scientific findings reported this year that still need more proof include potential signs of life on Venus and Earth’s oldest parasites.
Ditching energy-expensive traits, or “reductive evolution,” is a common theme in parasites, Meyer noted.
Pandas are known to cover themselves in natural scents, which may ward off parasites or act as a territorial signal.
During Africa’s dry season, when mosquitoes are scarce, malaria parasites have a hard time spreading to new hosts.
We’ve made a huge amount of progress in terms of figuring out what causes people to get unwell in terms of bacteria, parasites, and viruses.
On the ground, gibbons may get hit by cars, get into fights with dogs or be exposed to parasites that the animals wouldn’t typically encounter.
One of these species has got itself into a lot of hot water, as it is a parasite on a group of rather famous birds.
To Sansone, these developers are parasites of the economy, feeding on incentives for projects that never happen.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
When swimming in warm water that could have the parasite, Maciver suggests keeping your head above water.

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