How do you explain suicidal crickets and zombie caterpillars? One word: parasites. Science writer Ed Yong shows us how these tiny creatures force insects and animals to do their bidding, and asks: Are parasites manipulating humans, too?
Cabral-Osorio saw the disgusting sight when a teenage girl arrived with a bulging stomach at the Florida hospital where she
Primum non nocere. That Latin phrase, meaning "first, do no harm," has been part of medical training since ancient times
"Nobody knows exactly how many people there are with it in the United States," says [Theodore] Nash, who is the chief of
But do not fear. As Gizmodo reports, the easiest way to make sure you don't get brain tapeworms (or any other disease caused