Posted in March 2013

No more free rides for tapeworms?

No more free rides for tapeworms?

13 March 2013: Tapeworm’s leave all the hard work to their hosts. But their laziness could be their undoing. Genome sequencing has revealed that the parasites’ genetic simplicity makes them extremely reliant on certain genes and processes to live, and these ‘weak spots’ may be vulnerable to existing drugs Continue reading