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Sediments in many Central Valley streams contain toxic levels of pyrethroid pesticides

...ticides ranging from RAID to flea killers and head lice creams, but permethrin and it's kin find broad use in agriculture, such as on cotton, fruit and nut orchards, and on lettuce and rice. California's Central Valley produces more than half the nation's fruits, vegetables and nuts. Though pyrethroids ar...

Aquatic scientists divided on role of sea lice from salmon farms in decline of native salmon in B.C.

...n. Morton monitored the levels of infection of sea lice (unrelated to human lice), naturally occurring par...and far from the farms. "We found 3 cases of sea lice in a sample of 1,018 juvenile salmon outside of the Broughton Archipelago. Within the Broughton Arch...

How lice and bird feathers stick together

... like kites on strings in a study that found small lice stick to small birds and big lice prefer big birds. The study also showed why size matters to parasites: Lice infest bird species with...

Scientists unraveling lice genome to halt blood-sucking pest

...AYETTE, Ind. - Research aimed at understanding how lice feed off humans may lead to new methods to control... and Harvard university researchers report finding lice genes that control the breakdown of their human blood meal into energy and waste. They also identifi...

Researchers aim to control treatment-resistant head lice

... And to make matters worse, mutant strains of head lice that are resistant to conventional treatment are o...up with a way to actually grow colonies of mutated lice in their laboratory for closer study. Kyong Yoon, a Ph.D. student at the University of Massachusetts...

Highlights of American Chemical Societys national meeting in Boston

Mutant head lice and chemical and biological terrorism among topics...nflammation Eradicating treatment-resistant head lice A "broccoli pill" to help prevent breast cancer How irradiation affects our food and packagi...

Fine Toothed Combs, Not Chemicals, Should Be Used To Treat Head Lice

(Head lice can be controlled without application of insecticide lotions) Regular"wetcombing" through children's hair is more effective and environmentally friendly than repeat prescribing of insecticide lotion for the treatment of head lice, writes Dr Gill Le...

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