Parasites and the evolution of primate culture

Published: 3Dec2014

Learning from others and innovation have undoubtedly helped advance civilization. But these behaviours can carry costs as well as benefits. And a new study by an international team of evolutionary...

Freaky Friday: This Wormy World, Revisited


Exploring the gruesome truth about our world and its most powerful natural enemies - the parisite.

Target identified for a public health risk parasite

Published: 28Nov2013

In the developing world, Cryptosporidium parvum has long been the scourge of freshwater. A decade ago, it announced its presence in the United States, infecting over 400,000 people – the largest...