Hilary Hurd

Can cuckoos count?


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 »

Snorkels to save salmon


A year-long study confirms the usefulness of depth-based cages to protect farmed Atlantic salmon from sea lice infestation.

Unsticking malaria


Recently published work suggests a toxin from the bacterium, Escherichia coli, could be a therapeutic tool for treatment of cerebral malaria.