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Ed Yong: Suicidal wasps, zombie roaches and other parasite tales

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Published on Mar 26, 2014

We humans set a premium on our own free will and independence ... and yet there's a shadowy influence we might not be considering. As science writer Ed Yong explains in this fascinating, hilarious and disturbing talk, parasites have perfected the art of manipulation to an incredible degree. So are they influencing us? It's more than likely.

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