Bacteria World exhibition at the Oxford University Natural History Museum
In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg on the topic of ‘parasites’ (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bb9cy)
BBC documentary, ‘Dr. Michael Mosley versus the Superbugs’ (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08qkz77)
New Scientist magazine ‘Dangerous liasons: animals tangled love lives’
Media and press releases on our published science
Betts et al. 2018. High parasite diversity accelerates host adaptation and diversification. Science 360, 907-911
‘World of parasites’ (http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/science-blog/world-parasites)
Rafaluk-Mohr et al. 2018. Mutual fitness benefits arise during coevolution in a nematode-defensive microbe model. Evolution Letters 2, 246-256.
‘Could we work together with our bacteria to stop infection?’ (https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/uoo-cww052518.php)
“Oxford team’s breakthrough could help fight ‘superbug’ crisis”, Oxford Daily Mail.
Ashby and King. 2017. Friendly foes: the evolution of host protection by a parasite. Evolution Letters 1, 211-221.
‘Parasites inside your body could be protecting you from disease’. The Conversation.
Ford et al. 2016. Microbe-mediated host defence drives the evolution of reduced pathogen virulence. Nature Communications 7, 13430
‘An extended chat about good bacteria.’ Shed Science. https://www.invidiou.sh/watch?v=JUdhCIXTyQw&nojs=1&iv_load_policy=1
King et al. 2016. 2016. Rapid evolution of microbe-mediated protection against pathogens in a worm host. ISME Journal 10, 1915-1924.
“Microbes can evolve from foe to friend – and do it fast”, National Geographic.
King & Lively. 2012. Can genetic diversity limit disease spread in host populations? Heredity 109, 199-203.
Heredity podcast on article (http://www.nature.com/hdy/podcast/index.html)
King et al. 2009. The geographic mosaic of sex and the Red Queen. Current Biology 19, 1438-1441.
“Sex defends against parasites”, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. (http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/sex-defends-against-parasites-study-suggests-1.831207)
‘Why have sex? To fend off parasites’. US National Science Foundation.