‘Clone tick’ that can reproduce on its own has drained blood from livestock, threatens humans

In what might seem like a plague of Biblical proportions, swarms of an invasive new blood-thirsty tick have killed multiple cows in North Carolina and already have a taste for human blood. Asian longhorned ticks, otherwise known as “clone ticks,” are particularly worrisome because they have the ability to reproduce without a mate, and unfortunately, that’s... Continue Reading →

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