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Smartphone System Rapidly Detects Eye Parasites
Looking for that wormy wiggle
Smart Plankton-Like Particles Could Swim Upstream In The Human Body
They swim just like parasites, but would do good instead of harm
The Month In Plagues: Food Poisoning Scares, Bee Woes, And More
Your monthly roundup of infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web. In outbreak news: The Ebola outbreak continues in...
Why Are Allergies A Thing?
Doctors understand the how, but they’re still figuring out the why
Climate Change May Be Helping Infectious Diseases Spread To New Places And Hosts
As habitats change, so do the things that make us sick
Rare Brain-Dwelling Tapeworm Gets Its Genome Mapped
For four years, it borrowed inside a man's head. Now, researchers are learning how.
Worm Living In Human Brain Gets Its Genome Mapped
For four years, it burrowed inside a man's head. Now, researchers are learning how.
The End Is Nigh For the Guinea Worm
Eradicating this this nasty parasite would be great for humanity, but should we consider the ecological impacts?
What’s In Your Drinking Water?
The liquid pharmacy in your glass, and why you shouldn't be too concerned
Parasitic Amoeba Eats People Alive, Bite By Bite
These amoebae eat human cells while they are still alive, and then move on. Terrifying.