South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's Oscar-winning film "Parasite" has brought banjiha, the Korean word for a cramped basement flat, dwellers to worldwide attention, thanks to its depiction of two families -- one living in a semi-basement apartment and the other in an airy mansion -- and the differences in their social status.
An Edmonton woman had surgery for what she thought was a rare, terminal cancer. She found out later that the grapefruit-sized lump doctors had removed from her liver was a cyst created by a rare parasite.
Some people are questioning the authenticity of an online video that appears to show a parasitic worm emerging from the stomach of a praying mantis. But a Canadian entomologist says he's seen the phenomenon many times before.