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Parasitology: Contagious New Novels

Reading a fictionalised account of an outbreak that renders its hosts hopeless is pretty scary when the Ebola virus is the source of decidedly non-fictional headlines. 387 more words

Books & Comics

PRE-ICOPA Workshop On Molecular Parasitology

Prior to this years big parasitology event – ICOPA 2014 in Mexico City – there will be a pre-ICOPA Molecular Parasitology Workshop with sessions on… 61 more words

One route to malaria drug resistance found.

Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, from Washington University School of Medicine, is also relevant for other infectious diseases including bacterial infections and tuberculosis. 607 more words


On Mira Grant's "Parasite" (Parasitology #1)

On my list of Most Terrifying Things are such horrors as abused apostrophes and Rush Limbaugh’s hypnotic, bigoted radio voice, but right up there near the top are also zombies and parasites. 982 more words

Book Review

Are You A Slave To Your Inner Parasite?

You would think that you’re in total control of your thoughts and behaviours, but for some, this is not always the case..

These pretty pathetic looking purple things to the left are parasitic individuals known as… 1,070 more words


Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Parasite by Mira Grant (read: Seanan McGuire) is up this year for the Hugo Awards (Get it here). It’s McGuire’s sixth Hugo nomination, and, I’m just going to say that if she doesn’t get it, I’ll be pretty disappointed (though Wheel of Time is a brute force in this game and Ancillary Justice has been winning all of the awards). 340 more words


Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Series: (Parasitology #1)
Published by: Orbit
ISBN: 0316218952
ISBN 13: 9780316218955
Published: October 2013
Pages: 504
Format reviewed: eVersion from NetGalley
Site: Author Site
Goodreads: 449 more words