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TEDxCalgary Ed Yong | TED Video

Ed Yong | TED Video

Ed Yong | TED Video

Zombie roaches and other parasite tales

In this fascinating, hilarious and ever-so-slightly creepy talk, science writer Ed Yong tells the story of his favorite parasites — animals and organisms that live on the bodies (and brains!) of other organisms, causing them to do their bidding. Do humans have them too? Maybe ...

Ed Yong, Science Writer

Ed Yong blogs with a mission: to ignite excitement for science in everyone, regardless of their education or background. Full bio
Note: This talk is pre-recorded TED content, played at our event as part of our licence terms with TEDx.