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Chigger Bites Linked to Red Meat Allergy

Chigger Bites Linked to Red Meat Allergy

You take a trip to the lake when you discover hundreds of microscopic red pests, no more than 0.3 millimeters long, latched onto your pants. They make their way to a patch of skin, where they inject their saliva using

A New Family Tree

A New Family Tree

Exploring the unique development of siphonophores As far as gelatinous predators go, the Portuguese Man of War is well known, particularly to frequent beach-goers. Its long tentacles, which produce a painful sting upon contact with its prey, make it a

Counterpoint: Which Came First, the Butterfly or the Flower?

Counterpoint: Which Came First, the Butterfly or the Flower?

A butterfly lands on top of a flower and draws nectar with its coiled mouthpiece; the butterfly and the flower seem to be an inseparable pair. For a long time, our understanding of the symbiotic relationship between the two organisms