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National Health News Scientists to breed ticks to study how to slow spread of diseases

Scientists to breed ticks to study how to slow spread of diseases

st people, ticks are loathsome, disease-riddled little bloodsuckers. Best avoided. To Roman Ganta, they’re a scientific subject worthy of a life’s work. He’s setting up a breeding facility in Manhattan, Kan., just for ticks. Soon he’ll be rearing thousands of the tiny arachnids, trying to learn more about how they harbor and spread sickness […]

6/15/15 at 5:10 pm     1516      , ,     Medical Xpress