Head Lice

Pediculus humanus capitis

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This week’s podcast is guaranteed to make your scalp crawl—but don’t worry, it’s most likely all in your head, and not on it. We’ll visit entomologist Richard Pollack to learn about an insect that’s the bane of parents and school principals everywhere—or is it? Ari Daniel Shapiro explains.

Photo Credit: Gilles San Martin, CC BY-SA

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