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Parasitic Worm

Child's Ancient Tomb Yields Nasty Surprise

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 06.20.2014 | Science

LONDON (AP) — In a skeleton more than 6,200 years old, scientists have found the earliest known evidence of infection with a parasitic worm that now...

Parasite Inspires New Surgical Technique

Posted 04.16.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/16/2013 11:12 AM EDT on LiveScience A parasitic worm that latches onto the intestines of...

WATCH: Huge Parasite Unspools From Dead Spider

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

When YouTube user Brent Askwith saw a freakishly large worm slither out of a spider he had just killed, he recorded the ghoulish event and appropriate...