Mosquitoes are known as disease vectors because they can carry diseases from one animal to another. That includes spreading disease between humans and from animals to humans.

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I study the parasites that are found in wild animals and how these parasites affect the behavior and biology of their animal hosts. In more detail I am interested in finding out how stressful situations impact on an animal's ability to defend itself against infection by parasites.

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This video by In a Nutshell - Kurzgesagt explains why bees are important for our own survival and why scientists think they have been dying.

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The winter ticks are not only causing moose to look different, but it may also be the cause of declining moose populations.

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CurioCity resources which align with Ontario's Grade 12 Biology University Strand F: Population Dynamics

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CurioCity resources which align with the Nunavut Biology 30 Unit D. Population & Community Dynamics

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CurioCity resources which align with the Northwest Territories' Biology 30 Unit D. Population & Community Dynamics

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Fruit fly larvae protect themselves from parasitic wasps by increasing their alcohol consumption.

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Studying slimy turtle leeches may make it easier to store and distribute human organs, tissues, and cells for transplantation.

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Scientists, who have been studying the disease for years, recently made a significant breakthrough: a vaccine that prevents malaria infection!

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