Why ticks are on the rise and how humans are fighting back
You may have heard that tick borne diseases are on the rise. But don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. This hour, we’re taking you through three ways to defeat ticks. From tick-immune blood, to a tick-destroying robot and tried-and-true tweezers, this show is not for arachnids who are faint of heart.
- Rick Ostfeld: Distinguished senior scientist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
- Holly Gaff: Professor of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University
- Jen Wegner: Associate curator of the Egyptian section at the Penn Museum
- Birnur Aral: Executive Director of the Beauty, Health and Sustainability Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute
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Colin McEnroe and Eugene Amatruda contributed to this show.