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How do you contract tick-borne diseases?

How do you contract tick-borne diseases?

The short answer: An infected tick bit you.

But where did the tick get the disease? How did the disease get from the tick into me? 574 more words

Biology

Animal project

The next show at the art society is a collaborative one. Members need to ask a non-member to either do a collaboration or to hang their pieces side by side. 171 more words

Becoming

Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

Published February 17, 2017

  • FILE – In this July 3, 2008, file photo, New Mexico Tech professor Penny Boston crawls through the Mud Turtle Passage on the way to the Snowy River formation during an expedition in Fort Stanton Cave, N.M.

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Humor And Observations

The bleeding-heart liberal redhead

Have you noticed that whenever they need to depict a bleeding-heart liberal in a TV commercial or something like that, someone often reaches for the stereotype of a redheaded woman with pale freckly skin? 46 more words

Biology

Shift Happens Updated

The first post to re-launch this blog. Compare and contrast with a post from around the time of the initial launch on the remarkable, thought provoking “shift happens”.

Chemistry

Our new collection of floral inspired “Fairytale and Dreams” Prints are now in store.

So beautiful and inspiring!

Check out all our gorgeous ultra feminine art prints @ … 42 more words

When you first jump into a swimming pool on a really warm day, the water feels rather chilly at first, but then you get used to the cold temperature. Why?

Answered by Tamara Cox, RN, Eastern Idaho Public Health

Human skin contains different kinds of sensory receptors (cells) that can identify several distinct types of sensations, such as tapping, vibration, pressure, pain, heat, and cold. 583 more words

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