Biology News
Buzz Continues Over STING Inhibitors - Cancer Network

Cancer Network
In 2013, Zhijian “James” Chen, MD, who is a professor of molecular biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and colleagues identified a new sensor of innate ...

Pilot Training Next lands at Sheppard AFB - Robins Rev Up

Robins Rev Up
Students from the Pilot Training Next Program conduct drag training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, March 2, 2018. This training simulates a parachute dragging the pilot on the ground after landing. The goal of this training is to familiarize pilots ...

Two Biology Freshmen Win Summer Research Fellowships - Marymount Manhattan College News

Marymount Manhattan College News
David Gonzales and Ashley Pavia will participate in the prestigious Research Experience for Undergraduates summer program at Texas A&M University. Two MMC freshmen, David Gonzales and Ashley Pavia, have been awarded prestigious summer fellowships to ...

Texas A&M Bulleting L-1223: Chiggers

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Biology, identification, and information on reducing the itching caused by bites.

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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.

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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.

HowStuffWorks: What are Chiggers and how do they bite?
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Trombicula sp: Chiggers, Jiggers, Harvest Mites or Red Bugs
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Illustrations of these pests, with information on their hosts, their description, life cycle and control.

Texas Entomology
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Complied by Mike Quinn, this site features extensive links to general entomology and Lepidoptera-specific resources.

The Texas Zoo
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Victoria. Hours, directions, news articles, photo gallery, and electronic postcards.

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Image gallery, distribution maps, checklist, and key.

Texas Bats
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Full checklist of 32 species, with links to detailed species accounts.