Hilary Hurd

Editor at BugBitten
Hilary is Professor Emeritus of Parasitology at Keele University, UK, having retired at the end of 2013. Her research interests have revolved around parasites transmitted by insects and their interactions with their vectors. She was Director of the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology at Keele for over ten years and served as President of the British Society for Parasitology.
Hilary Hurd

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Bad news for Guinea worms

BugBitten

The prospect of eliminating a parasitic disease afflicting humans took a leap forward in 2020, despite restrictions caused by a global pandemic.

Can cuckoos count?

BugBitten

An eight year study, conducted in Zhalong National Nature Reserve, shows how the common cuckoo decides when to lay an egg in the nest of the Oriental willow… Read more »