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  • Study Finds Deer Tick Populations on the Rise in Indiana
    Ticks that carry Lyme disease and other illnesses are spreading into Indiana and the Midwest states. (May 25, 2018)

  • Ticks Killing Moose Calves Say Moose Biologists
    Ticks and short winters are leading to the deaths of moose calves in the northeast say moose biologists. (May 18, 2016)

    Scientists Sequence the Tick Genome
    Scientists have sequenced the tick genome. The researchers say the repetition in the tick genome made it more complex to sequence. (February 10, 2016)

    New Tick-borne Disease Discovered in Northeastern China
    Scientists have discovered a new tick-borne disease in northeastern China. It is caused by a previously unknoiwn bacteria. (May 24, 2015)

    New Tick Species Discovered in Malaysia
    A new tick species has been discovered in Malaysia. It is named Dermacentor limbooliati (March 10, 2015)

    Tick Preserved in Ancient Amber Reveals That Lyme Disease is Older Than Humans
    Spirochetes found in a tick preserved in 15 million year old amber reveals that lyme disease has been around since before humans arrived. (May 30, 2014)

    Scientist Discovers Possible New Tick Species in His Nose
    A scientist has discoverd a new stick species in his nose. (October 14, 2013)

    First Case of New Deer Tick Disease Reported in U.S.
    CBS New York reports that Hazel Sanchez, a New Jersey woman, is the first known case of borrelia miyamotoi, a new disease spread by ticks. (January 25, 2013)

    New Tick Disease Discovered in Switzerland
    A new tick disease has been discovered in Switzerland. (November 3, 2012)

    New Tick-Borne Virus Discovered in Missouri
    An article in The New England Journal of Medicine reports the discovery of a new disease in Missouri caused by a novel phlebovirus. (September 1, 2012)

    Ticks Survive Live Scan With Scanning Electron Microscope
    Conventional canning electron microscope (SEM) is not considered a good tool to observe living organisms because of the exposure to high vacuum pressure and electron beam radiation. (March 22, 2012)

    Video: Family Forced to Abandon Home Due to Massive Tick Infestation
    Here is an incredibly creepy video from Animal Planet about a family that was forced to abandon their home due to a massive tick infestation. (January 31, 2012)

    Things to Avoid: Deer Ticks
    You don't want this tick anywhere near you. (September 4, 2008)