parasites

A Record Number of Bees Died Last Summer in the Northern Hemisphere

A Record Number of Bees Died Last Summer in the Northern Hemisphere

It’s been a bad year for bees. According to the preliminary results of the University of Maryland’s annual survey, U.S. beekeepers lost 43.7% of their honey bees from April 2019 to April 2020. That’s the second highest rate of decline the researchers’ have observed since they started the survey in…

Here Are Some Upsetting Parasites

Here Are Some Upsetting Parasites

The world is filled with disturbing creatures that slither, crawl, and scuttle. But few things are more dreadful to the imagination than the animals, fungi, and other assorted organisms whose sole purpose in life is to invade and feed off the lives of others. Here are some of the creepiest…