Billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide risk being lost into the atmosphere due to tropical forest soils being significantly more sensitive to climate change than...
Striving toward malaria eradication: Development of a single drug to kill malaria parasites and the mosquitoes that transmit them.
Professor Owen Atkin is a Group Leader at RSB Plant Sciences, the Vice Chancellor's Entrepreneurial Professor at ANU, and the Director of the Centre for...
Researchers have found a way to help one of Australia’s rarest birds ‘self-fumigate’ their nests, to protect their young from parasites.
Jeremy Debrulle discusses (Torchin et al. 2003) and the question of what role do parasites actually play in regulating and stabilising populations?
Studies have shown that some parasites can control their hosts, manipulating their behaviour often to the benefit of the parasites.
Tunan (Nicole) Yu discusses Horwitz and Wilcox (2005) and taking a multi-faceted view towards parasites to manage disease risk.
ANU researchers say new growth offers new hope for koalas surviving in burnt habitats. Now this breakthrough has been given vital backing.
A group of ANU researchers are helping rehabilitate koalas after the 2020 bushfires.
"How could I have been so naive to think that parasites would not have an intrinsic role to play in every ecosystem considering the fundamentals of...
Parasites have a crucial role in the earth’s ecosystem and are often left out of the climate change conversation. A blog post by Margot Schneider
Why is the Varroa Mite so virulent considering they are completely reliant on their bee hosts for transport, reproduction and as their sole food source?