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As a sidenote, I should mention that monkeys and dogs – both of which the temple has in abundance – are the two major reservoirs for… 82 more words

Travels & Crosscultural/adventure

Parastie by Mira Grant

This is Mira Grant’s latest novel, and her first after Blackout. Well technically she’s written others as her real name, Seanan McGuire, but anyway. As soon as I heard this book was coming out (which was back in October 2013) I wanted to get it from the library, and it took forever to get it, I think I’ll just buy it next time. 817 more words

Seanan McGuire


Cytauxzoonosis is parasite disease caused by parasitic protozoa Cytauxzoon felis and it was first reported in the USA in 1976. This genus was originally described in African grey duiker ( 179 more words


The next semester of classes feels so far away. In the meantime, I am going to be brushing up my parasitology skills. In this very small community, there exists four Vet clinics, none of which see reptiles. 90 more words

Bearded Dragon

Toxoplasmosis' effect on human behaviour

Toxoplasmosis is a condition caused by an infection of the parasite Toxoplamsa gondii. This parasite is perhaps most commonly associated with domestic cats, and is generally believed to be asymptomatic in humans. 300 more words

Environment influences ability of bacterium to block malaria transmission

The environment significantly influences whether or not a certain bacterium will block mosquitoes from transmitting malaria, according to researchers at Penn State. “Bacteria in the genus… 612 more words