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Ed Yong:
Zombie roaches and other parasite tales

TED2014 · 13:14 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Ed Yong: Zombie roaches and other parasite tales
13:14 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

In this fascinating, hilarious and ever-so-slightly creepy talk, science writer Ed Yong tells the story of his favorite parasites — animals and organisms that live on the bodies (and brains!) of other organisms, causing them to do their bidding. Do humans have them too? Maybe ...

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