Whether we're trying to avoid disease or preserve the health of our pets, the results of our efforts to control parasites are not always clear — and there can be surprising consequences.
MPR News host Tom Weber was joined by two University of Minnesota scientists, Marlene Zuk and Tiffany Wolf, who think about the complex — and sometimes counter-intuitive — relationship between people, the policies they create and the environment.
Zuk and Wolf are participating in a University of Minnesota series called "The Petri Dish." You can find out more about the event here.
To hear the entire discussion, select the audio link above.