Researchers study the vector mostly linked to Chagas disease. Kissing bugs carry the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi and the study aims to determine certain characteristics these bugs have to develop effective insect control methods in the future.
LIFE November 18, 2015
Tennessee has become more infested with emerald ash borers as five more counties have been included in the quarantine list. Authorities are encouraging the public to help halt the spread of the parasite by following simple measures in firewood use.
Earth/Environment July 31, 2015
Cryptosporidium can survive for 10 days or more in chlorine-treated water. Here's what you should know about this parasite.
LIFE June 27, 2015
The mitochondria, which serve as power house of the plant and animal cells were not as beneficial as they are today. The organelle has its humble origins as an energy-stealing parasite.
LIFE October 19, 2014
All’s well that ends well. Or maybe not. One backpacker arrives home safe and sound but gets a surprise from a fellow backpacker: an African flea that burrowed in his foot to lay eggs.
LIFE October 5, 2014