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Sometimes in the movies, a newcomer wanders into town and ends up bringing everybody together and saving Christmas. But when it comes to invasive species — organisms that belong in one ecosystem, but make their way into another where they ...

Eternal Sunshine of the Snail Mind? - HowStuffWorks


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"It's as though we transferred the memory," David Glanzman, senior author of the study and professor of integrative biology, physiology and neurobiology at UCLA, said in a press release. The researchers went on to put RNA from shocked snails into Petri ...

HowStuffWorks: What are Chiggers and how do they bite?

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Illustrated fact sheet from Ohio State University.

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Chiggers are the larvae of mites belonging to the family Trombiculidae. This article describes their biology, their preferred habitat and control measures.

Chiggers
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Brief article about the identification, biology, and control of chiggers found in Texas, as well as treatment for chigger bites.

Itchy Chiggers
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University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension factsheet and audio message on the biology and control of chiggers, which are the larvae of the harvest mite, Trombicula alfreddugesi.

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Dedicated to protecting sharks by removing consumer demand for their meat and fins.

MedlinePlus: Snake Bite
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Offers diagrams and first aid steps.

Dog Bite Law
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Research site for dog bite victims, dog owners, parents, and journalists, with information about legal rights and specific cases.

Texas A&M Bulleting L-1223: Chiggers
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Biology, identification, and information on reducing the itching caused by bites.

Ophitoxaemia - venomous snake bite
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Offers a scientific review of snake bites.

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Site
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Includes photos not for the squeamish.