Experts shared tips with Live Science on how to protect yourself from tick bites and reduce your risk of tick-borne diseases.
New footage shows, for the first time, how humpbacks scrub off dead skin and parasites to stay streamlined and keep their skin healthy.
A single-cell parasite relies on two genes that boost each other's activity to switch into "defense mode" when attacked by the immune system.
A tick-borne illness called babesiosis is spreading in the northeastern U.S.
Scientists have identified a mutant strain of clonal raider ants that look like miniature queens and evolved quickly because of a single "supergene" mutation.
Doctors successfully treated a patient's rare brain infection with a drug typically used for UTIs.
T. gondii is one of the most common infectious parasites on Earth, but it is also one of the most interesting to learn about.
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