Parasitic Relationship

Ways to Spot

By definition, a parasitic relationship is one in which an organism (parasite) lives off of another (host), causing the organism harm and potential death. It is easy to identify these kinds of relationships in...

Pairing Off: How to identify and avoid parasitic dating relationships

“Parasites are a lot like relationships,” my infectious disease professor said as he introduced the day’s topic. “There are relationships where both parties benefit: that’s mutualism. Then sometimes one person benefits and the other is...