Climate Change Will Cause More Infectious Diseases

A new study has found that as the climate continues to warm, we will be dealing with more infectious and parasitic diseases. Ultimately, we’ll have to face epidemics caused by climate change, researchers say.

Scientists find 240 million-year-old parasite that infected mammals’ ancestor

It’s very small and incredibly old – scientists have found the egg of a 240 million year old parasite – a pinworm, to be more precise. It’s the oldest pinworm ever found, and one of the oldest evidences of parasitism ever found. The pinworm, also known as threadworm, is a parasitic intestinal worm, pretty common in humans. The pinworm has