Necator americanus

Nematode – Necator americanus – Hook Worm
Jan 19, 2013

The physicochemical fingerprint of Necator americanus
Dec 7, 2017


Intelligence genes

A combined analysis of genetically correlated traits identifies 187 loci and a role for neurogenesis and myelination in intelligence
W. D. Hill, et al.
Molecular Psychiatry (2018)
Published online: 11 January 2018

Systems genetics identifies a convergent gene network for cognition and neurodevelopmental disease
Nature Neuroscience (2016) 19, 223–232
Michael R Johnson, et al.

journalistic version:
Intelligence genes discovered by scientists
By Sarah Knapton
21 Dec 2015
Darren Griffin, Professor of Genetics at the University of Kent, said: “Genetics is the science of inheritance, not pre-determinism, and there is no substitute for hard work and application.”

In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence
Carl Zimmer
MAY 22, 2017


The growing global battle against blood-sucking ticks
Scientists have no shortage of ideas about how to stop tick-borne illnesses. What is holding them back?
Melinda Wenner Moyer
25 August 2015

Ticks then thrive on the rodents, which are poor groomers.
Studies suggest that larval ticks have a 50% chance of surviving when they feed on mice, but only a 3.5% chance on opossums.

Eisenia fetida: an epigean organism


How to Identify Wild Red Wiggler Worms – Eisenia Fetida
Tim Rosanelli
Jun 26, 2014

Why Am I Raising 4 Different Kinds Of Composting Worms? Well Let Me Tell You Why!

  • red wigglers (Eisenia fetida)
  • African night crawlers (Eudrilus eugeniae)
  • Alabama jumper
  • European night crawlers