Tags » Viruses

End The Summer With a Bang: Last Minute Labor Day Getaways Under $500

* Labor Day Weekend is less than two weeks away
* It’s not too late to book a last-minute getaway for the long weekend
* Save money and time by looking for bundled packages with airfare + hotel… 1,188 more words

Travel

Of Birds and Ticks

http://mainepublic.org/post/battle-against-ticks-and-lyme-disease-scientists-look-skies#stream/0

In the Battle Against Ticks and Lyme Disease, Scientists Look to the Skies

By JACKIE FARWELL – BANGOR DAILY NEWS • JUL 3, 2017… 2,158 more words

Lyme

Local 75 Year-Old Man Wins Prestigious Internet "Webby" Award By Clicking Over 1 Million Things

Gladstone, MB –

Internet novice George MacGregor of Gladstone Manitoba has done something his tech savvy kids and grandchildren have only dreamt off.

MacGregor is the only Manitoban to win a Webby Award in the history of the famous web award program. 533 more words

Stories

Scientists identify gene that controls immune response to chronic viral infections

For nearly 20 years, Tatyana Golovkina, PhD, a microbiologist, geneticist and immunologist at the University of Chicago, has been working on a particularly thorny problem: Why are some people and animals able to fend off persistent viral infections while others can’t? 808 more words

Biological Sciences

The Common Cold

If the amount of snot your body produces during a bout with the common cold was in your pants pocket, you would definitely have to throw those pants away, and it would still be worth it because that snot wouldn’t be in your head and lungs and throat. 0.2/5

Ratings

Death from Tick-borne Virus (SFTS)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40713172  July 25, 2017  BBC News

A Japanese woman died last year of a tick-borne disease after being bitten by a stray cat, Japan’s health ministry says, in what… 631 more words

Activism

Origin of Thought

This beginning was written about five years ago when I was interested in viruses. Reading it over, I don’t like how I jump in time. I also think I need to get to the point faster. 6,025 more words

Author