Arte 42: Wozu brauchen wir Parasiten?

(Arte 42: The Purpose of Parasites)

Duration: 28 min

Production year: 2021

Produced for: BR/ Arte

Parasites get a bad rap: they can make us sick or even kill us. For centuries, we have been trying to protect ourselves against them, in particular through hygiene measures. Yet half of the living beings on Earth are parasites. If they are really everywhere, maybe they are not fundamentally useless?

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