Humans and Mites Evolved Together, and People from Different Regions Host Different Mite Lineages

Scientists have discovered a universal human truth about our bodies: they all, without exception, have mites. A new study explores the face mite species Demodex folliculorum, using genetic testing to link the microscopic animal’s evolution to our own ever-evolving human story. By zooming in on a type of genetic material called mitochondrial DNA in mite […]

Source: Entomology Today

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