Scientists have discovered one of Australia’s best-loved animals is actually three different species.
Merryn Fraser explains how the malaria parasite's appetite for cholesterol can be used against them. This speech is intended for audiences of 12+. Or,...
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...
Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants.
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.
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?