There’s Something About Lizard Blood
The blood of western fence lizards has the ability to neutralize Lyme disease in ticks—so why aren’t scientists bottling it to sell at the grocery store?
Can the Acorn Crop Predict Lyme Disease?
Will cutting fewer forests, where tick hosts and their predators live, help curb Lyme disease? Scientists debate.
The Science of Ticks
A mild winter and abundant mice have led to a bumper crop of ticks this year, and with them tick-transmitted diseases including Lyme disease.
Where Are You From? Check Your Parasites
People and birds carry their specific parasites around the world.