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Parasitic wasps turn other insects into 'zombies,' saving millions of humans along the way

By Dylan Miller, PhD student, Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
Shelley Adamo, Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
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Parasitic wasps are body-snatchers — if you’re an insect. But these much-maligned creatures have saved millions of human lives by controlling the spread of the cassava mealybug.


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