The Local Three, Six, Five: Kate’s Down to Earth Running Community

By: Kate Baron HEADS IN THE GAME – BUT THE CLOCK IS ALWAYS RUNNING OUT Everyday life is hard work. Being a runner is hard work. So, the mother of all challenges? Existing successfully in our day to day lives…

Parasite Helps Ant Colonies Fight ‘Zombie’ Fungus, Study Finds

A fungus that infects the brains of ants, effectively turning them into zombies, is actually vulnerable to a parasite itself, according to new research. The zombie-ant fungus, or Ophiocordyceps, acts like a puppeteer. Once in the brain, it will steer…