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.
A parasitic microbe commonly found in cats might have helped shape entire human cultures by manipulating the personalities of infected individuals.
Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. The disease caused by this parasite can scar the back of the eye.
The preserved eggs of a human intestinal parasite prove that a fifth century Roman pot was used as a toilet.
The microscopic nematodes known as vinegar eels move together in a strange synchronized swimming routine, new research videos show.
Scientists discovered a new type of parasitic worm that only infects the mouths of tarantula spiders.
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