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‘Zombie’ fly parasite killing bees

The long standing mystery of dying honey bee colonies may finally have a culprit: ‘zombie’ flies. Biology professor John Hafernick may have stumbled a…

Is Cancer A New Parasite Species?

According to a new scientific paper, cancer might actually be a newly evolved species of parasite based on the fact that the cells depend on their hosts for food, but otherwise act independently and to the detriment of their host. Duesberg, a molecular and cell biology professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and his colleagues [...]