Parasitic Worms Are Weed Edibles for Mice
These worms may be the key to targeted, natural treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases.
Wet Hot American Bear Ass Tapeworm Summer
Oh, that? Just a tapeworm hanging out a bear's butt.
Did Snails Really Kill 80 Baby Ducks?
A few hot days and 80 dead baby ducks later, here we are.
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How Gross Is It to Let My Dog Give Me Kisses?
Let's start here: One in six dogs is a "serious stool eater."
These Are the Zombies You Actually Need to Worry About
Here's a vetted zombie preparedness plan, courtesy of the CDC.
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This Parasite Could Explain Crazy Cat People
A whopping 20 percent of Americans might have gotten this parasite from their cats.
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How Scared Should I Be of Brain-Eating Amoebas?
Yes, it eats people's brains. No, it probably won't eat yours.
Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says
A new study looked at the long-term effects of the vaccine.
Malaria's Last Stand
Will We Defeat Malaria?
Malaria has been killing off humans for almost all of recorded history, and we’ve finally got it cornered.
If We Can Make a Zika Vaccine, Why Can't We Make One for Malaria?
Developing a malaria vaccine is a feat that faces both technical and financial challenges.
'Monkey Malaria' Is Poised To Become More Deadly—and More Transmissible
Development and deforestation are helping push a once-mellow form of malaria into virulence.
Our Six Favorite Parasites Discovered in 2015
The only end-of-year list you need to read.