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Leishmania Parasite Life Cycle: Leishmaniasis is a Parasitic Disease Caused by a Protozoan

Leishmania parasites are a group of closely related parasites that are transmitted to humans by the bite of a sand fly. They are protozoa belonging to the taxonomic genus… 514 more words


So it begins

I’ve now been a week at NTNU, the institution where I will be trying to work and write and generally fight for my PhD. It has been a bit messy, as starting up at a new place so often is. 379 more words


Oral Vaccine May Prevent Traveler's Diarrhea

Vacationing is a great time. Millions of people relax and enjoy new places and go on new adventures during their vacations. Unfortunately, with new adventures and places comes a disease called… 415 more words


The road goes ever on and on...

So, last Friday I got some pretty world-shifting news. In one relatively short phone call, I was suddenly going to be a PhD student.

This was never something I really aspired to. 443 more words


Our World at the Nanoscale

By Alexis Wormington

What are nanoparticles?

Nanoparticles are particles with at least one dimension sized on the nanoscale, which is usually defined as 1-100 nanometers1 (Figure 1). 1,195 more words

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Chemical Transport Models Textbook by Daniel J. Jacob

How do you model the things that go on with chemical elements and compounds in the atmosphere? Where does calculus come in when thinking about mass conservation and movement of chemical species in the atmosphere? 325 more words