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You may not need to finish your antibiotics (but you probably still should)
Time for a course correction.
The Jefferson Memorial Is Slowly Being Covered In Slime
But it’s more common than you think
Garlic May Help Millions Suffering From Schistosomiasis
Research suggests early administration of garlic oil may weaken the parasitic worm
The Month In Plagues: Parasitic Worm Sex, Lemony Malaria, And More
Your monthly roundup of infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web: In outbreak news The Ebola outbreak continues in … Continued
Superbug Outbreak Has Killed Two at UCLA Medical Center
When antibiotic-resistant bacteria run rampant, what should hospitals do to stop them?
Pest In Brazil Has Evolved Resistance Against GMO Corn
This has happened with several crop-munching insect species around the world.
Ten Astounding Cases of Modern Evolution and Adaptation
Animals (including humans) are constantly adapting to their environments. Here are ten reminders that this incredible process is constant—not limited to the distant past
Promising New Class of Antibiotics Causes Bacteria to Commit Suicide
As bacteria continue to grow more resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, doctors are searching furiously for better ways … Continued
Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite
Scientists discover how bedbugs have evolved resistance to commonly used insecticides