Out of all the organisms on Earth, parasites might have the worst reputation of all. But a team of researchers in the lab of Wayne Getz, a professor of wildlife ecology in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, wants to improve the parasite’s standing in the world.
This week’s New Yorker has a fascinating and important story by science writer Michael Specter about Lyme disease in which he reports on who has it, treatment options, the ethics of unproven treatments, patients’ rights, and so on. And if you’re anything like us, you read it and thought, “Oooh!
Posted on June 26, 2013 - 4:31pm