Researchers Study Thousands Of Ticks Collected By The People They Bit

Time outdoors leaves you vulnerable to tick bites and the diseases they can spread. New research seeks to a better picture of the geographic spread of ticks that carry dangerous pathogens.

Researchers invited the public to help them study the geographic spread of ticks that carry pathogens that can sicken humans. People were eager to oblige by sending in the pesky bugs that bit them.

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