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Parasitology

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The most detailed look at kelp forests to date finds unseen parasites dominate species interactions Even the mention of parasites can be enough to make some people's skin crawl. But to recent UC Santa Barbara doctoral graduate Dana Morton…

Retracing his steps

UC Santa Barbara professor guides researchers as they replicate his fieldwork 50 years later Half a century had passed, but UC Santa Barbara Professor Armand Kuris was sure he'd been here before. In fact, he was completely certain. After…

New wasp species discovered in Norway

A brand new species of parasitic cuckoo wasp was discovered based on its clever use of pheromonesCredit: Photo: Arnstein Staverløkk, NINA, CC BY3. Cuckoo wasps - also called emerald wasps - are some of the most beautiful insects we…