Krisztian Magori recommends a recent review paper on what we know about the impact of climate change on West Nile virus transmission, and all the things we still need to learn about this problem (Featured image credits: Warming Stripes by Ed Hawkins, climate scientist at University at Reading)
Parasites have evolved various strategies for finding a host. For hyperparasitoids that use a host hidden inside its own host this poses a particular problem. New light has recently been shed on what might be involved.
Development of a duplex tetra-primer amplification refractory mutation system polymerase chain reaction (T-ARMS-PCR) assay enables the detection of two veterinary and one medically important schistosome species, and their hybrids, in a single low-cost reaction
Revisiting older scientific publications is always important to ensure foundational knowledge is secure, which is why Andrea Adden and Lee Haines hopped into their DeLorean to investigate pheromones associated with tsetse larviposition