parasitic diseases

'Parasite' looks poised to make history in this year's awards race

Awards chatter tends to focus on the usual big names, but some of the most excited current speculation in film circles surrounds "Parasite," a South Korean movie quietly piling up the sort of accolades that could position it to be a major, potentially history-making player in this year's race.

Malaria-fighting soup?

It started out as a project for National Science Week at his children's British primary school -- a way malaria researcher Jake Baum could teach the kids the difference between a herbal remedy and true medicine.