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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Barry Pittendrigh and Brett Olds, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: University of Illinois entomology professor Barry Pittendrigh (right), graduate student Brett Olds and their colleagues found very few genetic differences between head and body lice.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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