112 - Ticks (w/ Samantha Pelletier!)

Curioscity show

Summary: We’ve previously discussed ticks as arthropod vectors, but there is clearly more to this organism than carrying human pathogens. What is a tick? Why do they matter and why might someone study them? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate to ascienceshow.com.