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The Parasite's Kitchen

The Parasite's Kitchen

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, watch the 'Three Minute Thesis' (3MT) version of her speech.

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.

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.