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.
When the stringy dodder plant emerges, it bobs and sways to find the perfect host plant, then sucks the life out of it. See the video.
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