Sheffield news There are eight-legged mites doing things on your face at night PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The male mites were also found to have a penis that protrudes upwards

Sheffield news There are eight-legged mites doing things on your face at night PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The male mites were also found to have a penis that protrudes upwards

Sheffield news  There are eight-legged mites doing things on your face at night PremierLeague-News.Com
22 June 2022 - 08:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Tiny mites with eight legs have sex on your face, nipples and eyelashes while you sleep. Experts say they are carried by almost every human. Demodex folliculorum are said to be carried on the body of most people and move between follicles looking for a mate during the night. As the creatures inbreed, researchers from the University of Reading claim they are shedding unnecessary genes and cells. The experts say that the mites, which are just 0.01 inches (0.3mm) long, are transitioning from being external parasites to 'internal symbionts'. This means they would live inside us. READ MORE: Body of boy, 13, found in river after major search operation For a new study, researchers analysed their DNA. Dr Alejandra Perotti, who co-led the research, said: 'We found these mites have a different arrangement of body part genes to other similar species due to them adapting to a sheltered life inside pores.

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.' They say that the mites are shedding unnecessary genes and cells, and surviving with the minimum number of proteins. Among the genes lost are those that provide UV protection, which explains their nocturnal behaviour, MailOnline reports. The male mites were also found to have a penis that protrudes upwards. This means they have to position themselves underneath the female, while clinging onto the human hair. Image shows penis of a Demodex folliculorum mite Mites have been blamed for multiple skin conditions as previous studies suggested they lack an anus, and that faeces is only released when they die. But the new study confirms that they do have anuses, adding that mites have been 'unfairly blamed' for these conditions. Dr Henk Braig, co-lead author from Bangor University and the National University of San Juan, said: "Mites have been blamed for a lot of things. The long association with humans might suggest that they also could have simple but important beneficial roles, for example, in keeping the pores in our face unplugged." Read More Related Articles ‘Most’ will not benefit from Johnson’s housing plans, Government says Read More Related Articles Police make high-risk missing person appeal for teenage Bradford girl

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