Parasite

  • Malaria parasites seen invading cells 20-01-2011 03:49 PM

    Sydney: Scientists relying on new imaging technologies have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells (RBCs). Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), achieved the feat combining electron, light and super resolution microscopy. The...
  • Latest weapons in fight against sea lamprey 03-01-2011 01:56 PM

    Huron Beach, Michigan: In the never-ending battle to prevent blood-sucking sea lamprey from wiping out some of the most popular fish species in the Great Lakes, biologists are developing new weapons that exploit three certainties in the eel-like parasites' lives: birth, sex and death. Researchers are beginning the third and...
  • Parasites may protect against allergies 08-12-2010 06:46 PM

    New York: Children infected with hookworm or other intestinal parasites may be less likely than uninfected children to have allergies, a new research review finds. The study, published in the journal Allergy, gives some support to the idea that our increasingly germ-free surroundings may be contributing to a worldwide increase...
  • After 27-hr surgery, Lakshmi's ready to go home 15-12-2007 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Kochi IPL franchise named its team 'Indi Commandos' on Wednesday in an official announcement on their Facebook page. "We hereby announce the official name for your beloved Kochi IPL team!" read the post announcing the name on Facebook. "We are now 'INDI COMMANDOS'!!! Check our team logo!"...
  • Lakshmi discharged from hospital; on her way home 15-12-2007 06:40 PM

    Mumbai: The rise of Afghanistan shows that cricket's governing body is succeeding in its drive to increase the popularity of the sport globally, ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat said. Critics have been sceptical of the ICC's efforts in spreading the game around the world after it decided to strip the...
  • Lakshmi is stable and doing well, says doc 10-11-2007 08:29 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan has dropped under-suspicion wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf from the Twenty20 and Test squads announced on Tuesday for next month's tour of New Zealand. Shahid Afridi will lead the Twenty20 team while Misbah-ul-Haq was retained as Test captain. Akmal, who was ruled out of Pakistan's...
  • Lakshmi gets new life on Diwali, family elated 07-11-2007 10:22 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman took three wickets and scored his maiden half-century to foil South Africa's attempts to win the second Test at Abu Dhabi Stadium on Tuesday. Rehman checked South Africa's quest for quick runs in order to set a target for Pakistan with wickets of...
  • Balasaheb says Raj is a parasite 12-01-2007 04:00 PM

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