"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?
The Rug lab’s research revolves mainly around questions in malaria host/pathogen relationships.
Students discuss their experiences of parasitology courses at ANU: Parasitology BIOL3142 and Appreciating Parasites: From Molecules to Ecosystems BIOL3210.
A parasite an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other's expense.
Introduction: Parasites in Medicinal Applications
Research led by scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) could lead to major improvements in crop production.
Professor Kruuk will receive $3.3 million in funding from the ARC to pursue research into the effects of changing environments on wild animal populations.
In this video Dr Alex Maier talks about how a collaboration between ANU and Humboldt University is investigating new interdisciplinary approaches to...
The unique genetic make-up of a group of Australian frogs could be the key to their survival, allowing them to better withstand our harsh climate.
Love the parasite you're with - the entertaining life of unwelcome guests from flea circuses to Aliens »
In fiction and popular culture, parasitic characters appear as a metaphor for the threat and spread of disease.