Monthly Archives: January 2011

Under the Microscope: Parasites

Today’s instalment focusses on the blood-suckers of the insect empire. As always, images used with the kind permission of the owner.

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WHSD? The Week in Science

The study of lice DNA has revealed humans first started wearing clothes 170,000 years ago. Through analysing DNA sequencing of lice, David Reed was able to calculate when clothing lice genetically diverged from human head lice. A new study has … Continue reading

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