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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) From Transmission to Novel Treatments Author:¬†Miguel Nonaka Abstract: The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus is one of the recently discovered respiratory illnesses, in human beings. This disease was first identified in Saudi Arabia, in 20128. It has since spread to several other countries, such Read more…

Policies to Protect Diminishing Bee Populations in the United States

Honey bees are pollinators that have a strong influence on ecological relationships, ecosystem conservation and genetic variation in plants, with pollination occurring in a variety of ways: wind, animals, self-pollination and sexual reproduction. According to Greenpeace, an estimated 87.5% of flowering plants are pollinated by animals, and can increase fruit Read more…

Effects of chemical pesticides on beneficial and harmful insect populations on four farms in Central Massachusetts

Abstract Finding sustainable methods to control pest insects that affect crop yield is a pressing, worldwide concern for agriculture. In recent decades, there has been interest in developing less toxic chemical pesticides, and more sparse regimens for application of these pesticides to avoid also killing beneficial insects during pesticide applications. Read more…

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