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Challenging the host-parasite binary

Tunan (Nicole) Yu discusses Horwitz and Wilcox (2005) and taking a multi-faceted view towards parasites to manage disease risk.
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Coevolution of parasites with their hosts

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?

Discovery could lead to new malaria treatments

A study led by researchers at ANU could lead to new treatments for combating drug-resistant malaria, as well as boost existing drugs.