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#parasites

# parasites - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Parasites can even manipulate uninfected animals into doing what they want

The urge to remain in a group has been shown to make fish engage in risky behaviour, increasing their chances of being eaten.

# parasites - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection

It is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies.

# parasites - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman's freshly-bought salmon is going viral for being absolutely stomach-churning Catch Of The Day

# parasites - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Irish lab develops sensor to improve air and water quality testing

Trinity-based science laboratory CRANN has developed a new graphene sensor that can detect even the slightest change in signal.

# parasites - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida

The state authorities have warned that the giant snails are the most damaging in the world and can pose a serious risk to human health.

# parasites - Friday 16 November, 2012

Sea lice causes 39 per cent of wild salmon deaths

The impact of sea lice in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean will affect already declining salmon stocks across Europe.

# parasites - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge The point of sex revealed... Sex

The point of sex revealed...

…but it’s not as romantic as you think – it turns out parasites are to thank for sexual reproduction.