Artificial intelligence and deep learning that look at "rash selfies" could offer a way to more accurately detect and identify Lyme disease.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: skin infections ticks lyme-disease health-and-medicine
"Choosing the appropriate bug repellent can be confusing for parents. Some may protect against mosquitos but not ticks, for example."
June 15, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: insects parents childrens-health ticks lyme-disease parasites health-and-medicine mosquitoes
With summer's arrival, avoiding ticks and the Lyme disease they spread is super important. A phone app can give you the facts you need to know.
June 14, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: insects apps ticks lyme-disease mobile-devices parasites featured health-and-medicine citizen-scientists
The brown dog tick, which feeds on dogs and people, spreads Rocky Mountain spotted fever. New research clarifies the risk factors in Mexicali, Mexico.
May 30, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: bacteria dogs insects ticks mexico featured health-and-medicine
To control invasive, self-cloning Asian longhorned ticks, scientists have to tell them apart from two near-identical species. A new visual guide will help.
Jan. 31, 2019 • ~3 min
Tags: insects invasive-species ticks earth-and-environment
Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in North America. And it's only going to get worse as climate change continues.
Nov. 13, 2018 • ~4 min
Tags: climate-change temperature ticks lyme-disease earth-and-environment health-and-medicine
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