Episode 8: Parasites: Master Puppeteers

In the 8th episode of In Plain English, expert Abby Kimball and guests Jakayla Folarin and Olayinka Idowu discuss the fascinating world of parasites and the surprising ways in which they connect all life, from ants to elephants.

If you want to learn more about this topic, check out the book Parasite Rex by Carl Zimmer.

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Featured image credit: “Larvae from the parasitic worm that causes schistosomiasis” by ZEISS Microscopy is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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