Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Hidden
About Ed Yong's TED talk
Science writer Ed Yong delves into the hidden world of parasites. He describes how parasites, once inside a host's body, become masters in the craft of manipulation.
About Ed Yong
Ed Yong is an award-winning science writer who reports for The Atlantic. In his blog "Not Exactly Rocket Science," hosted by National Geographic, he tackles a wide range of bizarre and amusing topics.
He has a master's degree in natural sciences from University of Cambridge and a doctorate degree in biochemistry from University College London.
His forthcoming book, I Contain Multitudes, is about how microbes influence the lives of every animal, from humans to squids to wasps.