Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Lice and their bacterial sidekicks have evolved together for millions of years

04/19/2017 05:18 PM EDT

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A Florida Museum of Natural History study provides new insights into the complex, shared history between blood-sucking lice and the vitamin-producing bacterial sidekicks that enable them to parasitize mammals, including primates and humans.


Full story at https://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/science/partners-in-parasitism-lice-and-their-bacterial-sidekicks-share-long-history/

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Florida Museum of Natural History


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