Il y a un court laps de temps entre le moment où une tique mord et celui où elle transmet une bactérie ou un virus.
MSU Ag Communications, Courtesy Dr. Tina Nations
La maladie de Lyme monopolise une grande partie de l'attention lorsqu'il est question des problèmes causés par les tiques. Mais il en existe une quantité d'autres aussi dangereuses, voire plus.
There’s a short window between when a tick bites and when it passes on bacteria or virus.
MSU Ag Communications, Courtesy Dr. Tina Nations
Tick-borne diseases are becoming more common in the United States. A public health entomologist outlines some of the lesser-known threats ticks pose to human health.
Dogs often react with great fear to July 4th celebrations. Border collies such as this dog are especially sensitive to loud noises.
Millions of Americans love the fireworks on July 4, but millions of dogs will tremble in fear. A vet explains the causes and solutions to this doggie dilemma.
Oh-so-cute raccoons can carry diseases and also fight with pets. If you don’t want raccoons around, minimize food sources such as bird seed.
As humans encroach on wildlife habitats, it's only natural that wildlife come into yards and playgrounds. Here are some tips to peacefully coexist, or to keep critters away if you don't want that.
The U.S. Census struggles to accurately count the number of children under 5.
In 2010, approximately 1 million children under the age of 5 were not counted in the census. That meant less state funding for critical services like Early Head Start and SNAP.
While most college football players believe they have a good shot at going pro, very few do.
David J. Phillip/AP
While most college football players believe they have a good shot at going pro, statistics – and the upcoming NFL draft – show most are sadly mistaken and would be well served to earn their degrees.
What is brunch with eggs of some sort?
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A recent study revisited the issue about eating foods high in cholesterol, such as eggs. The findings are nuanced but suggest that those with high cholesterol may want to limit food with cholesterol.
Penjelasan sains bagaimana agar bergerak lebih efisien dengan eskalator.
Di banyak kota, aturan tak tertulis menyediakan jalur untuk berjalan dan jalur untuk berdiri di eskalator. Tetapi insinyur teknik sistem manusia menyarankan ini bukan pilihan yang paling efisien.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot.
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/ Gerald Eichstädt /Seán Doran
The Great Red Spot has remained an essentially constant feature of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere for at least the past several hundred years. How can a storm persist for so long?
The science of getting quickly and safely to the bottom.
In many cities, convention holds that there's a lane for walking and a lane for standing on the escalator. But human systems engineers suggest this isn't the most efficient option for the system.
Padaungiella lageniformis wiggles its pseudopods.
Daniel J. G. Lahr
Using the family relationships between single-celled protists alive today, researchers hypothesized what their evolutionary ancestors looked like – and then looked in the fossil record for matches.
Many people don’t want to let go of how they create passwords.
When it comes to picking a new password, people's resistance to change can make them less secure online.
Musim hujan yang dingin membuat kita harus menjaga tubuh tetap hangat.
Ketika perbedaan antara suhu tubuh Anda dan suhu lingkungan sekitar Anda meningkat, panas hilang lebih cepat.
It’s all about holding on to the heat you have.
Winter comes with colder temperatures. You and your body can work together to stay comfortable.
The public needs help from officials who can protect and serve.
Governments can help citizens protect their own cybersecurity by providing practical advice and meaningful support.
Students at Person High School use cardboard goggles to take a virtual tour of University of North Carolina campuses.
Person County Schools
A new virtual campus tour project in North Carolina could change the way students in rural or otherwise remote areas are able to 'see' prospective colleges without ever leaving their high schools.
Daniel the duck was a big hit on a flight, sporting not only red shoes but also a diaper.
Mark Essig via Twitter
If you're flying during the holidays, you may encounter some emotional support animals. The practice has ticked off many people, especially the airlines. A veterinarian looks at the issues.
Shoppers, start your engines …
Some can't wait to hit the ground running while others would rather endure a root canal. Certain characteristics help explain who is in which group.
A self-driving car heads into the woods.
One-third of roads in the U.S. are unpaved; plenty more have faded or obscured road markings. Today's self-driving vehicles can't go on them, and will need new algorithms to handle those conditions.
Gulf Coast oysters on the half shell at Wintzell’s, Mobile, Ala.
Oysters are big business along the Gulf Coast, but raising them off-bottom – which yields a premium product – is just starting there. Hurricane Michael showed it won't be easy.