Tag: parasites

Bees and STDs

Solitary bees have parasites too.

Did insects kill the dinosaurs?

This looks like a pretty interesting book, hot off the press (Today!) from Princeton University Press: What Bugged the Dinosaurs? Insects, Disease and Death in the Cretaceous. 2008. George and Roberta Poinar. From a press […]

Insects in the News #22

Several new papers came out in the New Public Library of Science (PLOS) Neglected Diseases Journal: New approach to treating Chagas Disease I’ve been meaning to write about Chagas for a while; this study reports […]

Ask an Entomologist: Bot Flies

A story in the news today: Man surprised by bot flies on his head! I was looking at some of the comments on that article, and thought some general info about bot flies might be […]