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January 15, 2014 (Vol. 34, No. 2)

Parasitology Research

  • Nice links page, good photo library
  • Design aesthetic, lack of photo captions

Although it may not seem like much at first glance, the parasitology research page for the Division of Biology at the University of Kansas has a way of getting under you skin. If you fancy Cryptosporidium you’ll be especially delighted, as this little guy is featured prominently on the site. However, even if you have no interest in getting to know that particular parasite, there are still many other resources to enjoy on the site. The “animal and human parasite images” page offers some amazing (and squirm-inducing) photos, although it is unfortunate that many of the photos are accompanied by little (if any) information. Another good component of the site is the “parasitology-related links” page, which provides a long list of links related to (what else?) Cryptosporidium, parasitology journals and societies, and other miscellany.

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